Starring Vincent Lindon,Chiara Mastroianni and rising newcomer, singer/actress Soko, Alice Wintour's Belle Epoque-set "Augustine" follows 19-year-old kitchen maid Augustine (Soko) who suffers a seizure and is put under the care of Dr. Charcot (Lindon). She becomes his prize patient, with the doctor hypnotizing her in front of colleague and putting on displays of her spectacular fits. But soon enough, the doctor/patient relationship takes on a much more personal dimension. In this exclusive clip, we see both the young woman's fits and the Doctor's first introduction to her curious malady.
Nominated for Two César awards including Best First Film and Best Costume Design, "Augustine" opens in limited release this Friday, May 17th.