The Marquise of O Movie Review 1976

Information and Film Reviews for The Marquise of O the Movie

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In the early 18th century, the Russian army is invading Lombardy. The widowed Marquise (Clever) is drugged and raped by Count F (Ganz), an officer with the Russians. When the Marquise discovers she's pregnant, she forces the Count to marry her, although they separate immediately after the ceremony. Adaptation of Heinrich Von Kleist's novella. German with subtitles.

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Wellspring Media, A Division of Genius Products, Inc., 2230 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90904, Phone: (310)453-1222, Fax: (310)453-0074, URL: http://www.wellspring.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 102 minutes.
Originally from French, German.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Historical Drama, Period Piece: 18th Century, Military: Foreign, Rape, Pregnant Pauses, Marriage
Screenplay
Eric Rohmer
Cast
Edith Clever, Bruno Ganz, Peter Luhr, Edda Seipel, Otto Sander, Ruth Drexel
Cinematography
Nestor Almendros
Director
Eric Rohmer

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