Esther Kahn

Esther Kahn is the first English-language film by the French director Arnaud Desplechin. It premiered at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival but was not distributed to the United States for two years until it played in New York City in 2002. Deplechin adapted the screenplay with regular collaborator Emmanuel Bourdieu from a short story by Arthur Symons of the same name from his book Spiritual Adventures. It stars Summer Phoenix as Esther and Ian Holm as her friend and teacher, Nathan Quellen.

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    contentLocation London
    director Arnaud Desplechin
    editor Hervé de Luze Martine Giordano
    genre adventure drama
    musicBy Howard Shore
    producer Alain Sarde
    publisher Why Not Productions
    theme independent