The names speak for themselves – they are the brightest stars of world cinema. Every month World Movies showcases three of their most iconic films over three consecutive nights. This month, we focus on Ludivine Segnier.
Monday 7 October 8.30pm
Swimming Pool (France, 2003)
An absorbing erotic thriller set in the French countryside; from one of France’s most daring directors, Francois Ozon. Stars cinema legend Charlotte Rampling and a seductive Ludivine Sagnier.
Tuesday 8 October 8.30pm
Love Crime (France, 2010)
Christine (Kristen Scott Thomas) is a sadistic business executive, while Isabelle is her young assistant who is routinely humiliated. When the abuse goes too far, Isabelle does something she never thought she’d do.
Wednesday 9 October 8.30pm Australian Television Premiere
Beloved (United Kingdom, Czech Republic, France, 2011)
This musical follows the romantic adventures of Madeleine over the course of her life, beginning in 1964 as she (played by Ludivine Sagnier) falls in love with a Czech doctor and leaves Paris for Prague. Thirty years later her daughter’s life is no simpler, having to choose between her occasional French lover and an American man she meets in London. Madeleine (now played by Catherine Deneuve) has remarried, but begins to be drawn back into a love affair with the Czech doctor.