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The Kidnapping of Michel Houellebecq (L’enlèvement de Michel Houellebecq) by Guillaume Nicloux (2014, 92 min.). Nicloux wryly blends reality and fiction in this latest genre-bending comedy. In September 2011, France was riveted by the kidnapping of the controversial author. Conspiracy theories rippled through the media, and when Houellebecq was finally released, he never provided the media with an explanation. Houellebecq plays himself in this tongue-in-cheek version of what may have happened to him.