Recognising the timeliness of Who You Think I Am, Curzon brought forward its UK release date, such that it has sailed into a world making-do with the virtual, while yearning for more. It’s a catfishing story, revolving around an online affair built on denial and deceit, and it’s perfect viewing for a time of isolation, when we’re all being pressed to see intimacy, and our online relationships, in a different light.
Claire Millaud (Juliette Binoche) is an academic quietly reeling from a divorce. As an attempt to distract herself, you suspect, she’s having an affair with a younger man, Ludo. ‘I don’t know why you call me,’ Ludo says coldly in the back of a cab. ‘I could be your son.’ While the words may be meant to sting, Claire does not seem the type for petty mind-games. Then Ludo ghosts her.