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Abuse of Weakness (Abus de faiblesse) by Catherine Breillat (2013, 105 min.). Based on Breillat’s real-life experience, Isabelle Huppert gives a stunning performance as Maud, a director who suffers a stroke. As she recovers, she becomes intrigued with Vilko, an ex-con, and casts him as the lead in her next film. Soon, Maud begins writing him checks for thousands of euros, but does she do so willingly or is Vilko taking advantage of her fragility?