“When I read that script, I said I’d sell my soul to the devil to play that part,” Fabienne (Catherine Deneuve)
To daughter Lumir (Juliette Binoche) maybe she did. In a melodramatic, exasperated, eye-rolling way. Matriarch Fabienne Dangeville is at least not the savage Violet Weston (Meryl Streep) of AUGUST, OSAGE COUNTY . Fabienne is often unfairly cutting. You do not want to be in her field of vision. We first meet Fabienne, an acting legend played by an acting legend, being awkwardly and comically interviewed. THE TRUTH then stays away from winking to the camera. It’s not TV show ENTOURAGE [2004-2011].
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