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Title Tiresia [videorecording] / Haut Et Court ; Tiresia Film, Inc. ; Arte France Cinema ; a film by Bertrand Bonelllo [sic] ; produced by Simon Arnal, Carole Scotta ; written by Bertrand Bonello, Luca Fazzi ; directed by Bertrand Bonello.

Published Port Washington, NY : Koch Lorber Films : Distributed by Koch Entertainment, [2006]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 videodisc (ca. 115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Director's label
Director's label.
Notes Title from container.
Credits Cinematographer, Josée Deshaies ; editor, Fabrice Rouaud ; music, Albin de la Simone, Laurie Markovitch.
Notes Based on the Greek myth of Tiresias, the blind prophet who was both male and female.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.
Special features: Parole de Bonello: Interview with the director; Cast interviews; Original French theatrical trailer.
Performers Laurent Lucas, Clara Choveaux, Thiago Teles, Celia Catalifo, Lou Castel.
Summary Tiresia, a transsexual prostitute, is kidnapped by a man obsessed with her exquisite beauty. Bound by ropes and kept prisoner, Tiresia is deprived of her daily hormones and begins transforming back into a man. Disgusted by this, her captor savagely blinds her and leaves her for dead. Caught in a pitiful state between two sexes, Tiresia develops second sight.
System notes DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Language notes French dialogue, English subtitles.
Other author Bonello, Bertrand.
Lucas, Laurent.
Choveaux, Clara.
Teles, Thiago.
Simone, Albin de la.
Koch Lorber Films.
Koch Entertainment (Firm)
Subject Tiresias (Greek mythology) -- Drama.
Transsexuals -- Drama.
Prostitutes -- Drama.
Kidnapping victims -- Drama.
Blind -- Drama.
Precognition -- Drama.
Feature films.
Foreign films -- France.
Transsexuals in motion pictures.
Melodrama -- Feature.
Feature films.
ISBN 141720107X
Standard Number 741952309192
Publisher Number KLF-DV-3091 Koch Lorber Films