In the early 20th century, a young Parisienne (Léa Seydoux) found her only prospects to be in the house service of a wealthy rural couple. Exploited through the cruelty of her mistress (Clotilde Mollet) and the lechery of her master (Hervé Pierre), she strives for comfort by trying to thaw the estate’s curt gardener (Vincent Lindon), but she may regret attempting to discover his true nature. Director Benoît Jacquot’s stylish read on the Octave Mirbeau novel also stars Mélodie Valemberg, Vincent Lacoste, Dominique Reymond. 96 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: French Dolby Digital 5.1, English Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English. In French with English subtitles/Dubbed in English.