The Marquise of O Movie Review 1976

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

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

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