Saturday, 20 December 2014

Capital Celluloid 2015 - Day 7: Wed Jan 7

The Collector (Rohmer, 1966): BFI Southbank, NFT1, 8.50pm

This film is part of the Eric Rohmer season at BFI Southbank and also screens on 10 January. Full details here.

Chicago Reader review:
The fourth episode of Eric Rohmer's “Six Moral Tales” series (actually the third in order of shooting, and the first of feature length). Haydee, the “collector” of the title, is a young woman who hoards sexual experiences, though she refuses to sleep with either of the two stuffy males with whom she shares a villa. Rohmer's impossibly light, graceful way of posing profound moral questions hasn't yet wholly coalesced, though this 1966 film does have his soft, slow rhythm. With Patrick Bauchau and Daniel Pommerulle.
Dave Kehr

Here is the trailer.

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