Sibyl

Sibyl

Sibyl

Jaded psychotherapist Sibyl forms an unhealthy fixation over her newest client in this Cannes-selected drama.

"Sibyl returns to her first passion: writing. But her newest patient Margot, a troubled up-and-coming actress, proves to be a source of inspiration that is far too tempting. Fascinated almost to the point of obsession, Sibyl becomes more and more involved in Margot’s tumultuous life, reviving volatile memories that bring her face to face with her past." (Cannes Film Festival)

2019Rating: M, Sex scenes, offensive language & nudity100 minsFrance, BelgiumItalian, French and English with English subtitles
ComedyDramaWorld Cinema
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Variety

Variety

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Triet’s chic, blackly comic psychodrama piles up bad decisions like so many profiteroles in a croquembouche, admiring the teetering spectacle of its chaos as it goes.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

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Fundamentally, Sybil is not funny because it is not convincing, and some of the acting is not of the highest order.

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New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

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The plot stumbles with logical leaps, and despite 90 minutes of build-up, Sibyl's eventual fall from grace is unconvincing and rich with cliché.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

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It’s about as French as you can get, to a point that feels borderline absurd in places, and yet Triet handles the material gracefully and altogether skillfully...

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Variety

Variety

press

Triet’s chic, blackly comic psychodrama piles up bad decisions like so many profiteroles in a croquembouche, admiring the teetering spectacle of its chaos as it goes.

0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

Fundamentally, Sybil is not funny because it is not convincing, and some of the acting is not of the highest order.

0
New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

press

The plot stumbles with logical leaps, and despite 90 minutes of build-up, Sibyl's eventual fall from grace is unconvincing and rich with cliché.

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

It’s about as French as you can get, to a point that feels borderline absurd in places, and yet Triet handles the material gracefully and altogether skillfully...

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