Feb 23, 2012 · This film is as close to 19th century Paris as a Las Vegas reproduction is close to Venice. For example, the main character – Bel Ami – sports trendy stubble, something that would have got him thrown out of any respectable house at the time.
A period drama based on Guy de Maupassant’s classic novel of the same name, Bel Ami is a story about power, corruption, greed, and the seduction of influential women. Set in Paris in 1890, the film opens with the destitute Georges Duroy (Robert Pattinson) having …
Jun 08, 2012 · Bel Ami isn’t a film with positive messages or role models, but it could provoke interesting conversations about class, power, and sex. Continue reading Show less Stay up to date on new reviews.
Bel Ami is a gay film studio with offices in Bratislava, Prague and Budapest. It was established in 1993 by filmmaker George Duroy, a Slovak native who took his pseudonym from the protagonist Georges Duroy in Guy de Maupassant’s novel Bel Ami.