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Fear and Trembling (Stupeur et tremblements) 2003

5,000 LL
SKU #Stupeur et tremblements 2003 48 French Movies*

A Belgian woman looks back on her year at a Japanese corporation in Tokyo in 1990. She is Amélie, born in Japan, living there until age 5. After college graduation, she returns with a one-year contract as an interpreter. The vice president and section leader, both men, are boors, but her immediate supervisor, Ms. Mori, is beautiful and trustworthy. Amélie's downfall begins when she speaks perfect Japanese to clients. She compounds her failure by writing an excellent report for an enterprising colleague. The person she least expects to stab her in the back exposes her work. Thus begins her humiliations. What can become of her and of her relationship with Ms. Mori and with Japan?

5 wins & 2 nominations.

1h 47min | Comedy, Drama

Stars: Sylvie Testud, Kaori Tsuji, Tarô Suwa
Director: Alain Corneau
Language: French | Japanese
Subtitle: English
Rarting: Not Rated