Alias Betty

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Alias Betty ★★ Betty Fisher and Other Stories; Betty Fisher et Autres Histoires 2001

Writer Betty (Kiberlain) has recently returned to Paris after separating from her lover. She is uneasily waiting for the arrival of her mother Margot (Garcia), a disturbed woman who abused Betty as a child. Betty's own young son Joseph (Setbon) suddenly dies in an accidental fall and she suffers a breakdown. Jose (Chatrian) is the abused young son of single mother Carole (Seigner). When Margot notices Jose alone in the streets, she takes him back to Betty as a replacement child and Betty debates whether to go along or go to the cops. Based on the book “The Tree of Hands” by Ruth Rendell. French with subtitles. 101m/C VHS, DVD . FR CA Sandrine Kiberlain, Nicole Garcia, Mathilde Seigner, Alexis Chatrian, Edouard Baer, Arthur Setbon, Luck Mervil, Stephane Freiss; D: Claude Miller; W: Claude Miller; C: Christophe Pollock.