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Le plaisir [videorecording] = Pleasure / Columbia Films S.A. présente une production C.C.F.C., E. Harispuru, producteur délégué et Stera Film ; un film de Max Ophüls d'après trois contes de Guy de Maupassant ; adaptation de Jacques Natanson et Max Ophüls.

Other Title:
Pleasure [videorecording]
Publication:
[London] : Second Sight, [2006?].
Series:
Max Ophuls collection
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., b&w. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Maupassant, Guy de, 1850-1893 -- Film adaptations.
Happiness -- Drama.
Motion pictures, French.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Language:
French with English subtitles.
System Details:
DVD; PAL; Region 2; Dolby Digital stereo sound.
Summary:
"Three stories about the pleasure. The first one is about a man hiding his age behind a mask to keep going to balls and fancying women - pleasure and youth. Then comes the long tale of Mme Tellier taking her girls (whores) to the country for attending her niece's communion - pleasure and purity. And lastly, Jean the painter falling in love with his model - pleasure and death."--Imdb.com
Participant:
Claude Dauphin, Gaby Morlay, Daniel Gélin, Jean Servais, Simone Simon, Madeleine Renaud, Ginette LeClerc, Pierre Brasseur, Jean Gabin.
Credits:
Cinematography by Christian Matras and Philippe Agostini ; editor, Léonide Arar ; music by Joe Hayos.
Notes:
Based on the stories of Guy de Maupassant.
Originally released in 1952.
Aspect ratio 4:3.
Special features: A journey through Le plaisir ; Introduction by Todd Haynes ; Moments from Le plaisir-- a photographic short story ; From script to screen by Jean-Pierre Berthomé.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Samuel P. Orlando Fund.
Contributor:
Ophuls, Max, 1902-1957. , Adapter, Director
Maupassant, Guy de, 1850-1893. , Author
Dauphin, Claude, 1903-1978. , Actor
Gabin, Jean, 1904-1976. , Actor
Hayos, Joe. , Composer
Columbia Films. , Producer
Second Sight Films. , Distributor
Samuel P. Orlando Fund.
OCLC:
74812615
Publisher Number:
VFC16277 Second Sight
2NDVD 3107 Second Sight
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