After marrying 'Willy,' a successful Parisian writer, Colette is transplanted to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite a semi-autobiographical novel about a witty and brazen country girl named Claudine, sparking a bestseller and a cultural sensation, inspiring additional Claudine novels. Colette's fight over creative ownership and gender roles drives her to overcome societal constraints, revolutionizing literature, fashion and sexual expression.
Colette, 1873-1954 -- Fiction.
France -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction.
Women authors, French -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Bleecker Street (Firm), production company.
Bold Films, production company.
British Film Institute, production company.
Elevation Pictures, film distributor.
Glaser, Richard, screenwriter.
Gough, Denise, actor.
Karlsen, Elizabeth, film producer.
Killer Films, production company.
Knightley, Keira, 1985- actor.
Koffler, Pamela R., film producer.
Lenkiewicz, Rebecca, screenwriter.
Litvak, Michel, film producer.
Number 9 Films, production company.
Shaw, Fiona, 1958- actor.
Vachon, Christine, film producer.
Walters, Gary Michael, film producer.
West, Dominic, 1969- actor.
Westmoreland, Wash, film director, screenwriter.
Woolley, Stephen, film producer.