Tom, a novelist in his forties, comes to Paris to win back the love of his daughter. When things don’t go as planned, he ends up in a shady hotel, having to work as a night guard to make ends meet. Just when he can sink no lower, Margit, a sensual, mysterious woman, suddenly appears in his life.
Before returning to his native Poland to film Ida and the Oscar®-nominated Cold War, Paweł Pawlikowski directed this captivatingly suspenseful romantic thriller. Starring Kristin Scott Thomas and Ethan Hawke, The Woman in the Fifth charts a passionate love affair that conceals a disturbing mystery.
Andrey Zvyagintsev, 2003, Russia
Luis Buñuel, 1930, France
Takeshi Kitano, 1996, Japan
Johnnie To, 2008, Hong Kong
Götz Spielmann, 2008, Austria
Aditya Assarat, 2007, Thailand
Wong Kar Wai, 2004, Hong Kong
Vincent Paronnaud,Marjane Satrapi, 2007, France
Michael Haneke, 2001, Austria
Gus Van Sant, 2007, United States