Comedy of Power WALLPAPERS Release Date: January 5, 2007 (NY) Studio: Koch Lorber Films Director: Claude Chabrol Screenwriter: Claude Chabrol Starring: Isabelle Huppert, Francois Berléand, Robin Renucci, Thomas Chabrol, Patrick Bruel, Marilyne Canto Genre: Crime, Drama, Foreign, Thriller
Plot Summary: Parisian investigating judge Jeanne Charmant Killman (Isabelle Huppert) has a well-connected CEO (Francois Berleand) arrested in a high-profile case of corruption and embezzlement at a giant state-supported company. As her investigation and interrogations proceed, Killman uncovers an immense scandal reaching into the highest levels of government. The more dangerous the secrets she reveals, the more powerful she becomes. However, under the pressures of her sudden influence and renown, Killman's private life begins to unravel, and she finds herself probing both the limits of her own power and its intoxicating grip.