Lost Illusions (2021) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Lost Illusions

Xavier Giannoli, 2021

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Lost Illusions
Honoré de Balzac, 1937

Lost Illusions is a movie directed by Xavier Giannoli in 2021 and based on the book of the same name by Honoré de Balzac, first published in 1937. The movie features Benjamin Voisin, Cécile De France, Vincent Lacoste, Xavier Dolan, Salomé Dewaels, Jeanne Balibar, and others.

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“The book is better than the movie”

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RATING

7.5

/ 10

Movie Poster: Lost Illusions (Xavier Giannoli, 2021)

8.3

/ 10

Book Cover: Lost Illusions (Honoré de Balzac, 1937)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of Lost Illusions, the 1937 book by Honoré de Balzac.

Lost Illusions

Read by: Pierre-François Garel

Storyline

Lucien is a young unknown poet in 19th century France. He has great hopes and wants to forge his destiny. He leaves the family printing house in his native province to try his luck in Paris on the arm of his patroness of the arts. Quickly left to fend for himself in this fabulous town, the young man will discover what goes on behind the scenes in this world devoted to the law of profit and pretense.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Lost Illusions, the 2021 movie by Xavier Giannoli

Year

2021

Minutes

149

Movie Rate

7.50

Source: IMDb

Movie

Lost Illusions

Original title: Illusions perdues

Country: France

Year: 2021

Length: 2h29m

Cover of Lost Illusions, the 1937 book by Honoré de Balzac

Year

1937

Pages

720

Book Rate

8.34

S: Goodreads

Book

Lost Illusions

Original title: Illusions perdues

Country: France

First published in: 1937

Length: 720 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Poster of Lost Illusions, the 2021 movie by Xavier Giannoli

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Cover of Lost Illusions, the 1937 book by Honoré de Balzac

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