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La collectionneuse

Spine #346



Release:
Aug 15, 2006
$99.95

Number of Discs: 1

Specs
  • 1.33:1 Standard
  • French Dolby Digital 1.0 Mono
  • English subtitles

La collectionneuse



Directed By: Eric Rohmer
Licensor: Fox Lorber/Wellspring

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A bombastic, womanizing art dealer and his painter friend go to a seventeenth-century villa on the Riviera for a relaxing summer getaway. But their idyll is disturbed by the presence of the bohemian Haydée, accused of being a "collector" of men. Rohmer's first color film, La collectionneuse pushes the Moral Tales into new, darker realms. Yet it is also a grand showcase for the clever and delectably ironic battle-of-the-sexes repartee (in a witty script written by Rohmer and the three main actors) and luscious, effortless Néstor Almendros photography that would define the remainder of the series.

Supplements
  • Rohmer's short film A Modern Coed (1966)
  • A 1977 episode of the TVOntario program Parlons cinema, featuring an interview with Rohmer on La collectionneuse
  • Original theatrical trailer

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