TIFF 2017 Movie Review: NUMERO UNE (NUMBER ONE) (France 2017) ***

Festival Reviews

Movie Reviews of films that will be playing at TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) in 2017. Go to TIFF 2017 Movie Reviews and read reviews of films showing at the festival.

In this whip-smart drama about corporate sexism, top French star Emmanuelle Devos plays a high-ranking female executive who is forced to consider her options and marshal her forces when she realizes that the glass ceiling is fast approaching.

Director:

Tonie Marshall

Writers:

Raphaëlle Bacqué (collaboration), Marion Doussot

Starring: Emmanuelle DevosSuzanne ClémentRichard Berry

Tonie Marshall’s corporate drama NUMERO UNE has high hopes for women, the director herself being one of the top French directors today. The story charts the climb to first place of a female business executive, Emmanuelle (Emmanuelle Devos) to head a top CAC 40 (French Stock Market) company.

She is very good at her current job, as seen in many sequences, even speaking…

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