Released: 16 May 2012
Country: France, Luxembourg, United Kingdom, and Germany
Director: Glenio Bonder
Producer: Glenio Bonder
Writers: Albert Cohen, Glenio Bonder
Lead Actors: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Natalia Vodianova, Ed Stoppard
An English-language adaptation of the renowned 1968 novel by Swiss writer Albert Cohen, Belle du Seigneur is set in Geneva in the 1930s. Directed by Glenio Bonder, the narrative revolves around a Jewish official employed by the League of Nations (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) and his romance with a married Swiss aristocrat (Natalia Vodianova).
CCOI facilitated the filming of scenes at the Palais des Nations’ Council Chamber at the UN Office at Geneva, Switzerland.
Related UN Issues:
Sustainable Development Goals - #16 Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions and #17 Partnerships for Goals