Wed 30 - Thu 31 Jan 2019


Colette is pushed by her husband to write novels under his name. Upon their success, she fights to make her talents known, challenging gender norms.

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BBFC: Contains sexual scenes, nudity

After marrying a successful Parisian man of letters known as ‘Willy’, Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette moves from her home in rural France to the splendor of Paris. Convincing Colette to ghostwrite for him, she writes a bestseller that soon becomes the talk of Paris. Colette’s subsequent fight over the creative ownership of these books defies gender roles and drives her to overcome societal constraints, revolutionizing literature, fashion and sexual expression.

Playhouse Screenings: Fri 25 Jan 7.45pm, Sat 26 Jan 7.45pm, Tue 29 Jan 7.15pm

Directed By
Wash Westmoreland
Year Made
UK & USA 2018