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In Paris, author Léonard Spiegel writes a novel that blurs the line between fact and fiction. The book sends shockwaves through the professional and personal lives of not only Spielgel, but those of his wife, his editor, and his editor's wife and mistress.
Non-Fiction is a portrait of the present at once attuned to the zeitgeist and dated, a contradiction that often inhibits the film’s narrative momentum and ends up restricting the scope and impact of its critique.
This is the talkiest and least traditionally “cinematic” of Assayas’ films, and therefore might also seem to be the most disposable, but its apparent ephemerality is often used to underline the staying power of the cinema itself.