The About face: A chronicle of a young man's rise to power in Paris via his manipulation of the city's most influential and wealthy women. Based on the novel of the same name by Guy de Maupassant.
The Wild side: The British film Bel Ami chronicles the rise of penniless ex-soldier Georges Duroy (Robert Pattinson) through the echelons of the 1890s Parisian elite and is a tale of ambition, power and seduction. Also starring Uma Thurman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Christina Ricci and Colm Meaney. Bel Ami is A timeless epic with a modern twist.
The Movie facts: Don't confuse this movie with the gay porn studio of the same name; Bel Ami. Cast: Robert Pattinson, Uma Thurman, Christina Ricci, Kristin Scott Thomas, Colm Meaney
Director: Declan Donnellan
Movie Studio: IFC
Rating: R (For strong sexuality, nudity, language)
Running Time: 1 hour, 45 minutes