Peter Von Kant

By François Ozon 2022 Feature Film
85 min
Peter Von Kant
  • Drama
With this modern take on the renowned film "The Bitter Tears of Petra Von Kant" by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, François Ozon delivers a cruel satire of the celebrity. Isabelle Adjani and Hanna Schygulla complete the cast, led by Ozon's regular Denis Ménochet, with outstanding performances.

Synopsis

Peter Von Kant, a successful, famous director, lives with his assistant Karl, whom he likes to mistreat and humiliate. Through the great actress Sidonie, he meets and falls in love with Amir, a handsome young man of modest means. He offers to share his apartment and help Amir break into the world of cinema. Several months later, Amir becomes a star. But as soon as he acquires fame, he breaks up, leaving Peter alone to face himself.