Bel Ami is an upcoming film starring Robert Pattinson, Uma Thurman, Kristin Scott Thomas and Christina Ricci. The film is directed by Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod and is based on the 1885 French novel of the same name by Guy de Maupassant.
The film is scheduled to have its world premiere out of competition at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival in February 17, 2012. Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Group acquired most of this film's North American distribution rights, and the group will this film in North America theatrically in 2012 through IFC Films. The film was budgeted at €9 million ($11.8 million).
Release Date:UK: March 9th
USA: "On Demand May 4th || In theatres June 8th"
CastingThe film stars Robert Pattinson as Georges Duroy. Pattinson describes Duroy as being "completely amoral". Uma Thurman as Madeleine Forestier, Duroy's secret love interest, Kristin Scott Thomas as Madame Walter, another love interest of Duroy. Christina Ricci will star as Clotilde de Marelle, Holliday Grainger as Suzanne Walter, Philip Glenister as Charles Forestier, Colm Meaney as Rousset, and Natalia Tena as Rachel.
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