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Title Comedy of power. [Kanopy electronic resource]

Publication Info. [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.
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Description 1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 105 min.) : digital, .flv file, sound
digital
video file MPEG-4 Flash
Note Title from title frames.
Event Originally produced by Kino Lorber Edu in 2006.
Summary The latest thriller from French New Wave veteran Claude Chabrol opens with a tongue-in-cheek claim that it does not depict real events, even though it's timely and provocative account of corporate and political corruption was inspired by a real-life scandal involving a French oil giant and several top-level politicians. The stunning and accomplished Isabelle Huppert (I heart huckabees) stars as Jeanne, a tenacious magistrate known as "the piranha" of the judiciary system, who puts her personal life on the back burner to pursue white-collar criminals with their private hands in public pockets. After gaining fame for locking up an embezzling CEO, Jeanne pushes the limits of her intoxicating power further than ever and winds up isolated in a dangerous game of threats and intimidation.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Political corruption -- Drama.
Corporations -- Corrupt practices -- Drama.
Whtie collar crimes -- Drama.
Genre Feature Films.
Added Author Chabrol, Claude, 1930-2010, director.
Huppert, Isabelle, actor.
Kanopy (Firm)
Music No. 1113887 Kanopy
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