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Title Les dames du Bois de Boulogne = Ladies of the Bois de Boulogne / Les Films Raoul Polquin ; une production Raoul Ploquin ; un film de Robert Bresson ; scénario et adaptation de Robert Bresson ; dialogue de Jean Cocteau ; directeur de production, Robert Lavallée.

Published [United States] : Criterion Collection, [2003]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 videodisc (85 minutes) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
monochrome rdacc
Series Criterion collection ; 183.
Criterion collection ; 183.
Credits Camera, Philippe Agostini ; editor, Jean Feyte ; music, Jean-Jacques Grünenwald.
Notes Originally released as a motion picture in 1945.
Based on an episode in: Jacques le fataliste et son maître / Denis Diderot.
Special feature: still photo gallery.
Performers Maria Casarès, Paul Bernard, Elina Labourdette, Lucienne Bogaert, Jean Marchat.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary "Realizing that her lover (Jean) is losing interest in her, a society lady (Helene) gets revenge by tricking him into marrying a former prostitute (Agnes). After the wedding Helene tells a stunned Jean about his wife's secret past, but the ending has more than one surprise twist."
System notes DVD, Dolby digital mono.
Language notes French with optional English subtitles.
Other author Ploquin, Raoul.
Bresson, Robert.
Cocteau, Jean, 1889-1963.
Lavallée, Robert, 1904-
Casarès, Maria.
Bernard, Paul, 1898-1958.
Labourdette, Elina, 1919-
Bogaert, Lucienne, 1892-1983.
Marchat, Jean.
Agostini, Philippe.
Feyte, Jean, 1903-1996.
Grunenwald, Jean-Jacques, 1911-1982.
Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. Jacques le fataliste et son maître.
Films Raoul Ploquin (Firm)
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Subject Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Prostitutes -- France -- Drama.
France -- Social life and customs -- Drama.
Variant Title Ladies of the Bois de Boulogne.
Ladies of the park.
Standard Number 037429173626
ISBN 0780026225
Publisher Number DAM050 Criterion Collection