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Based on David Foenkinos’s 2016 book of the same name, The Mystery of Henri Pick revolves around the film’s enigmatic title character who, two years after his death, has his name sprawled across the covers of a celebrated novel, The Last Hours of a Love Story. However, not everyone is convinced of the author’s authenticity of this overnight sensation. Amongst the cynics is influential literary critic Jean-Michel Rouche who sets out to discover the truth behind Pick and the book that bears his name. Joséphine Pick, The daughter of the mysterious author, Joséphine Pick, reluctantly assists Rouche in navigating the secretive Breton landscape.
With twists and turns that would make Agatha Christie blush, this well-crafted puzzle wears its love of literature on its sleeve. With many references to literary giants – from Alexander Pushkin to Marguerite Duras.
Cast: Fabrice Luchini, Camille Cottin, Alice Isaaz
Director: Rémi Bezançon
"A deliciously Gallic puzzle...It's a charmer" - DAVID STRATTON
"a polished package" - SCREEN INTERNATIONAL
"[a] highly cultivated whodunit" - HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
"A well-designed bookish mystery" - CINEMANIA
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