La Prisonnière

La Prisonnière

Laurent Terzieff
Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot Cast: Laurent Terzieff
Laurent Terzieff
, Elisabeth Wiener
Elisabeth Wiener
, Bernard Fresson
Bernard Fresson
Henri-Georges Clouzot

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Overview

A young female film editor specializes in discovering why other women degrade themselves in pornography and prostitution. She has a relationship with a boring artist, and her life is uneventful until she encounters an older, more worldly art dealer. The man shows her his photographs and she is mesmerized by a picture of a naked woman in chains. The man tries to hide the photo, but she is insistent on seeing it. The man admits this is how he gets aroused, by taking pictures of the bound beauties. The woman asks to come to a photo session where she is repulsed and intrigued at the same time. She leaves, but later returns to the man at his office and becomes hooked on his sadomasochistic voyeurism and begs to become the next model for his camera in the upcoming photo session. He brings in another woman and the session degenerates into a lesbian love fest that the man eagerly captures on film. Shamed, debased and degraded, she pulls her car onto a train track and contemplates her demise. Injured but not dead, she is straddled in her hospital bed when the man comes to visit. She goes into a psychedelic hallucination dream sequence in which her sexual escapades flash before her eyes as the man and her artist boyfriend engage in fisticuffs. Yikes!

Product Details

Release Date: 05/28/2019
UPC: 0738329237417
Original Release: 1968
Rating: NR
Source: Kino Classics
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:46:00
Sales rank: 9,978

Special Features

Audio commentary by film historian Kat Ellinger; The Rebelious Elisabeth Wiener (25 minutes); Trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Laurent Terzieff Stanislas
Elisabeth Wiener Jose
Bernard Fresson Gilbert
Dany Carrel Maguy
Dario Moreno Sala
Daniel Riviere Maurice
Noelle Adam Actor
Germaine Delbat Actor
Michel Etcheverry Actor
Annie Fargue Actor
Gilberte Geniat Actor
André Luguet Actor
Michel Piccoli Actor
Claude Piéplu Actor
Charles Vanel Actor

Technical Credits
Henri-Georges Clouzot Director,Screenwriter
Michel Deruelle Makeup
Robert Dorfmann Producer
Monique Lange Screenwriter
Marcel Moussy Screenwriter
Jacques Saulnier Production Designer
Andréas Winding Cinematographer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- La Prisonnière
1. Running Late
2. Kinetic Art
3. Stan's Pad
4. Strike A Pose
5. So Chic
6. Apology
7. Blind Voyeur
8. Incapable Of Love
9. Truth
10. Dreaming

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