Among the 250 trailers presented at the Congrès des exploitants 2010, Bel Ami’s trailer was a fine cut. Indeed, the images from the great friends’ movie,directed by Declan Donellan and Nick Ormerod ( unknown from the general public) , which deals with the most famous novel from Guy de Maupassant, and it was a premiere.. Type Bel Ami on Google and you won’t even have a single image !Thanks to Ptiteaurel!
The first great adulterous story
So it’s Studio canal who will have the pleasure to release the film with a dazzling casting : Robert Pattinson, is the lead man , Cristina Ricci is his mistress Clotilde de Marelle and Uma Thurman is the gorgeous Mme Forestier. And don’t forget Kristin Scott Thomas and Colm Meaney.
For those who were bad pupils at school , the story is about the social climbing of Georges Du Roy, an ambitious and seductive man, who worked at the railway office , who climbed to the top of the Parisian social ladder thanks to his mistresses and their influence on the financial, the press and the politics world . Bel-Ami is perhaps the romantic novel that lured a lot of screenwriters and directors who created a dozen adaptations!