Violette Leduc, born a bastard at the beginning of last century, meets Simone de Beauvoir in the years after the war in St-Germain-des-Prés. Then begins an intense relationship between the two women that will last throughout their lives, relationship based on the quest for freedom by writing to Violet and conviction for Simone to have in their hands the fate of an extraordinary writer.
Sandrine Kiberlain....Simone de Beauvoir
Olivier Gourmet....Jacques Guérin
Catherine Hiegel....Berthe Leduc
Jacques Bonnaffé....Jean Genet
Olivier Py....Maurice Sachs
Stanley Weber....Le jeune maçon
Jean Toscan....Monsieur Motté
Frans Boyer....Le jeune paysan
Nicole Colchat....Madame Belaval
Fabrizio Rongione....Yvon Belaval
Vincent Schmitt....Un forain
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