Vernon Subutex

dir. Cathy Verney, 2019, 3x30 mins – Courtesy of Canal Plus

UK Premiere of three episodes of the highly anticipated TV series adapted from Virginie Despentes’s acclaimed trilogy: starring Romain Duris as Vernon Subutex, a former record dealer in dire straits, who seeks shelter at his friend Alex Bleach’s place, a rock star in the midst of a comeback onto the scene. When the latter is found dead from an overdose, he leaves three mysterious videotapes to Vernon who vanishes in the streets of Paris. But the whole city comes looking for him…

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Virginie Despentes, Vernon Subutex 2 (Maclehose Press, 2018)
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