When art does not depict real life

A round-up of news, and those creating ‘le buzz’ in French cultural life

1. Romy with a view

3 days in Quiberon movie still

A fictionalised account of actress Romy Schneider has been slammed by her daughter, Sarah Biasini. 3 days in Quiberon depicts Schneider convalescing following a split from her husband in 1981. A journalist from German magazine Stern interviews her during her stay.

“The film contains multiple insinuations and innuendos that are totally misleading,” said Biasini, referring to the references to alcohol misuse. “She was just at a thalasso, not a detox centre. I want people to stop ...

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