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Well subtitledThe Marquis of O (1976)

Region: 2
UPC/Barcode: 5027035003092
Released: 24th May 2004
Release type: Retail / Rental
No. of Discs: 1
Catalogue No: FCD160
Category: Feature, Foreign
Format: DVD / Normal
The Marquis of O (1976) (Retail / Rental)


Well subtitled This DVD title is well subtitled - all or nearly all extras have English subtitles. [explanation]

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Submitted by circev on 1st May 2007:
Well subtitled"The main feature has optional English subtitles. The trailer isn't subtitled."

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Film information

Based on: The novella by Heinrich von Kleist

Story: Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 1976 Cannes Film Festival, this period drama by French director Eric Rohmer is set in Italy in 1799 during the Franco-Prussian war, and spoken in the German language of the Kleist novella on which it is based. The Marquis of O is a beautiful young widow who is captured and assaulted by Russian soldiers. Unconscious during the attack, it is only later that she discovers she is pregnant, and her initial shame and embarrassment about what has happened gradually escalates into panic and desperation. The film focuses on the young Marquis's struggle to reconcile the bourgeois obsession with respectability prevalent in society (not to mention her family) at the time, and the exciting sensations that are overtaking her.

Starring: Edith Clever, Bruno Ganz, Peter Luhr, Edda Seippel, Bernard Freyd, Otto Sander, Eduard Linkers, Eric Rohmer

Directed by: Eric Rohmer

Produced by: Klaus Hellwig, Barbet Schroeder

Written by: Heinrich von Kleist, Eric Rohmer

DVD information

Studio/distributor: Arrow Video

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