Isabelle Huppert Paul Verhoeven Elle Tiff
Isabelle Huppert Paul Verhoeven Elle Tiff

Why Rape-Revenge Drama 'Elle' Wouldn't Have Worked as an American Movie

Rape-revenge drama “Elle” — selected on Monday as France’s foreign-language Oscar entry — was initially conceived as an “American movie.” Director Paul Verhoeven and star Isabelle Huppert discussed the thriller at the Variety Studio presented by airbnb at the Toronto Film Festival.

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