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 HaydÃ©e, 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 NÃ©stor Almendros photography that would define the remainder of the series.
- 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