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55 STEPS

by Bille August

synopsis

When patients' rights lawyer Colette Hughes goes to meet her new client, Eleanor Riese, a patient in the psychiatric unit of a San Francisco hospital, she has no idea that besides taking on an uphill legal battle to improve treatment for mental patients in hospitals, she is meeting a woman who will make it her mission to transform Colette's workaholic life.

international title: 55 Steps
original title: Eleanor & Colette
country: Germany, Belgium
sales agent: Atlas International Film GmbH
year: 2017
genre: fiction
directed by: Bille August
film run: 115'
screenplay: Mark Bruce Rosin
cast: Helena Bonham Carter, Hilary Swank, Jeffrey Tambor, Tim Plester, Michael Culkin, Jonathan Kerrigan, Richard Laing, Richard Riddell, Anneika Rose, Tim Ahern
cinematography by: Filip Zumbrunn
film editing: Hansjörg Weißbrich
art director: Merijn Sep, Manolito Glas
costumes designer: Charlotte Willems
producer: Lesley Bruce-Neary, Anita Elsani, Sara Risher, Mark Bruce Rosin
co-producer: Philip Borbély, Peter De Maegd, Bastian Griese, Tom Hameeuw
executive producer: Mary Aloe, Daniel Grodnik, Michel Vandewalle
associate producer: David Claikens, Alex Verbaere
line producer: Peter Kreutz, Chris Martin
production: Elsani Film, MMC Movies Köln GmbH, Potemkino
backing: Screen Flanders
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