Adèle Haenel: France ‘missed the boat’ on #MeToo


The first high-profile actress to speak out over abuse in the country’s movie business says France must do more to help sexual assault victims.

Reading articles is for subscribers only. Subscribe now.

When Adèle Haenel said late last year that she had been abused as a child by a movie director, she became the first prominent actress in France to speak publicly about abuse in the country’s film industry. By then, the #MeToo movement was already two years old, reports The New York Times.