Jean-Pierre Léaud
Director: Bertrand Bonello Cast: Jean-Pierre Léaud
Jean-Pierre Léaud
, Jérémie Renier
Jérémie Renier
, Dominique Blanc
Dominique Blanc
Bertrand Bonello

DVD (Wide Screen)



A man who traded in his artistic ambitions for commercial success now finds himself at a personal and professional impasse in this drama. Jacques (Jean-Pierre Leaud) is a filmmaker who in the 1970s directed a number of top-grossing porno movies; more than two decades later, Jacques's struggles to get out of adult movies into something more satisfying have not borne fruit, and his efforts to make porn films that are more sensual and less obvious don't go over well with his producers. Jacques would just as soon get out of the business and complete a more personal project he was forced to abandon in the mid-'80s, but directing porn is the only work he can find that pays enough to put a dent in the debts he's racked up, as well as those of his wife Jeanne (Dominique Blanc). As Jacques tries to decide what to do with his career, he gets a surprise telephone call from his son Joseph (Jeremie Renier); Joseph turned his back on his father years ago when he found out what he did for a living, but the boy, now a college student and a political activist, has decided it's time to reconnect with his dad. Le Pornographe features Jean-Pierre Leaud's character directing two real-life French porn stars, Ovidie and Titof, in an explicit sex scene for one of Jacques' films.

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Product Details

Release Date: 05/10/2005
UPC: 0741952305590
Original Release: 2001
Source: Koch Lorber Films
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 1:46:00

Special Features

Original French theatrical trailer; The adventures of James and Davis - a short film by Bertrand Bonello

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jean-Pierre Léaud Jacques
Jérémie Renier Joseph
Dominique Blanc Jeanne
Thibault de Montalembert Richard
André Marcon Louis
Catherine Mouchet Olivia Riochet
Alice Houri Actor
Laurent Lucas Actor

Technical Credits
Bertrand Bonello Director,Screenwriter
Caroline Benjo Associate Producer
Romane Bohringer Costumes/Costume Designer
Romain Denis Art Director
Josee Deshaies Cinematographer
Bruno Jobin Co-producer
Barbara Letellier Executive Producer
Laurie Markovitch Score Composer
Francois Maurel Sound/Sound Designer
Brigitte Moidon Casting
Fabrice Rouaud Editor
Carole Scotta Producer

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Jacques [6:09]
2. First Day [2:53]
3. Jenny [3:44]
4. Lunch [5:08]
5. Last Scene [3:27]
6. Action [6:58]
7. Joseph [6:17]
8. Monika [3:22]
9. The Ultimate Pretest [4:42]
10. Obscene [3:05]
11. Stallions [3:09]
12. Mute [3:01]
13. That's Life [2:26]
14. Hang in There [3:11]
15. Best for Now [2:28]
16. Louis [4:09]
17. A Note [2:11]
18. Redo It [3:42]
19. A New Place [3:57]
20. A Piece of Life [2:27]
21. No Rush [3:21]
22. Lost My Mind [4:12]
23. The Hunt [1:59]
24. Never Late [3:34]
25. Interview [6:52]
26. Since 84 [3:06]
27. No Idea [2:19]
28. Closing Credits [3:54]

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