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The Origin of Evil

OFFICIAL SELECTION - Venice International Film Festival 2022
OFFICIAL SELECTION - Toronto International Film Festival 2022

In this wickedly funny thriller, shady relatives scheme for family fortunes through a succession of ingenious twists.

Stéphane’s volatile lover is halfway through her prison sentence while she’s stuck working in a fish cannery. One day Stéphane boldly decides to reach out to her wealthy, estranged father. Stéphane discovers the dysfunctional family around him to be a vipers’ nest, all angling for the old man’s inheritance and suspicious of the new interloper. Soon enough, she finds herself embroiled in devious hidden agendas during a ruthless fight for the family empire. Who’s the predator and who’s the prey?

Drama, Thriller R13Violence, offensive language & sex scenes125 Mins
Languages: French
Subtitles: Yes
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