POLA X

Stills must not be reproduced, copied or downloaded in any way. Hard copies of some images can be bought via the BFI Printstore and the complete collection can be accessed for commercial reuse via BFI Stills.

Film details

Cast & Credits

Synopsis

Drama. Pierre is a young man who seemingly has it all: a wealthy life due to the success of his recently published novel, a caring, chic mother and an adoring fianceé. The idyll is marred by constantly troubling dreams and the fear of being followed by a long-haired woman. When Pierre finally manages to confront the mysterious stranger, she tells him her story - she is his sister. This meeting and exposure to his sister's lifestyle encourage Pierre to give up his wealthy life to travel to Paris with her, in order to write a novel with a "real" story.

Latest from the BFI

  • Latest from the BFI

    Latest news, features and opinion.

More information

Films, TV and people

  • Films, TV and people

    Film lists and highlights from BFI Player.

More information

Sight & Sound magazine

  • Sight & Sound magazine

    Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine.

More information

Back to the top