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Title The nun [videorecording] = La religieuse / a film by Jacques Rivette.

Publication Info. [New York, NY] : Kino Classics, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    NUN    DUE 07-01-20
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library DVD.
Description 1 videodisc (140 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Note Title from sell sheet.
Cast Anna Karina, Liselotte Pulver, Micheline Presle, Francine Berge, Cyril McLaglen.
System Details DVD, wide screen.
Language French dialogue; English subtitles.
Summary In eighteenth-century France a girl is forced against her will to take vows as a nun. Three mothers superior treat her in radically different ways, ranging from maternal concern, to sadistic persecution, to lesbian desire. Suzanne's virtue brings disaster to everyone in this faithful adaptation of a bitter attack on religious abuses by the Enlightenment philosopher Denis Diderot.
Note Based on the novel by Diderot.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1965.
Bonus features: audio commentary by Im critic Nick Pinkerton; booklet essay by Dennis Lim, director of programming at the Film Society of Lincoln Center; Suzanne Simonin; La Scandaleus, a new making-of documentary; trailer.
Subject Nuns -- France -- History -- 18th century -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Fiction films.
Added Author Rivette, Jacques, 1928-2016, film director.
Karina, Anna, 1940- actor.
Pulver, Liselotte, actor.
Presle, Micheline, actor.
Bergé, Francine, actor.
Aherne, Brian, 1902-1986, actor.
McLaglen, Cyril, 1899-1987, actor.
Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. Religieuse.
Note At head of title: Suzanne Simonin
Added Title Religieuse
Standard No. 738329237394
Music No. K23739 Kino Classics

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