House of Tolerance

House of Tolerance

  • Bertrand Bonello
  • In French
  • 126 mins

Selected for the official competition at Cannes 2011, House of Tolerance is directed by the award-winning Bertrand Bonello (The Pornographer and On War), and tells the story of the last days of a French brothel at the dawn of the 20th Century. In a closed world, where some men fall in love and others turn vicious, the girls form a strong bond, sharing their secrets, their fears, their joys and their pains.

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Cast: Hafsia Herzi, Céline Sallette, Jasmine Trinca, Adèle Haenel
Country: France
Year: 2011
Subtitles: Full English

Last shown

Last shown at Cornerhouse on Thu 23rd Feb 2012


Plush visuals and knife-edge drama. ****

Time Out

The ultimate guilty pleasure.

L.A. Weekly



Uninhibited and brilliant.

Les Inrockuptibles

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