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Le Plaisir (Dual Format Edition) Le Plaisir (Dual Format Edition)

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Portmanteau French drama written and directed by Max Ophüls which consists of three stories revolving around the film's titular theme: pleasure.

In Le Masque an old man dons a magic mask and becomes young again. In La Maison Tellier a prostitute enjoys a moment of true romance, while in Le Modèle, an artist's model marries the man who saves her from suicide.

Portmanteau French drama written and directed by Max Ophüls which consists of three stories revolving around the film's titular theme: pleasure.

In Le Masque an old man dons a magic mask and becomes young again. In La Maison Tellier a prostitute enjoys a moment of true romance, while in Le Modèle, an artist's model marries the man who saves her from suicide.

Extras

  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation, from materials supplied by Gaumont
  • Original French mono audio (uncompressed LPCM on the Blu-ray)
  • Optional English subtitles
  • A Journey Through Le Plaisir, a 54-minute documentary by Philippe Roger featuring interviews with cast and crew, and a visit of the film’s locations fifty years on
  • Diary of a Film Shoot, an interview with Ophuls’ assistant director, Jean Valerie
  • An interview with Marcel Ophuls, the filmmaker son of Max
  • Le Plaisir Restored, Ronald Boullet and Andre Labbouz discuss the restoration process
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Jennifer Dionisio

Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 5027035017648
Catalogue Number FCD1595
Product contents DVD and Blu-ray editions
Year 1952
Director Max Ophuls
Format DVD, Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) Arrow Academy
Countries France
Aspect ratio 1.37:1
Colour Black & White
Sound 1.0 Mono
Subtitles English
Language(s) French
Running time 97 min
DVD region 2
Blu-ray region B
Certificate PG

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