The Woman in the Fifth
Directed by Pawel Pawlikowski • With Ethan Hawke, Kristin Scott Thomas, Joanna Kulig • Produced by Haut et Court and Film4
American writer Tom Ricks comes to Paris desperate to put his life together again and win back the love of his estranged wife and daughter.
When things don’t go according to plan, he ends up in a shady hotel in the suburbs, having to work as a night guard to make ends meet.
Then Margit, a beautiful, mysterious stranger walks into his life and things start looking up. Their passionate and intense relationship triggers a string of inexplicable events… as if an obscure power was taking control of his life.
Photos © Jean-Claude Lother