Keira Knightley is captivating in this stirring biopic.

After marrying Willy, a Parisian writer, Colette is transplanted from her childhood home in rural France to the intellectual and artistic splendour of Paris. When Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite for him, she pens a semi-autobiographical novel about a witty and brazen country girl named Claudine, which becomes a bestseller and a cultural sensation. Colette must defy gender roles in the subsequent fight over the creative ownership of Claudine.

Running time: 2h12, including ads and trailers.

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Please be aware you must be aged 15 or over to see this film, and you may be required to show photographic I.D. to gain entry to the cinema.