Capital Celluloid 2021 — Day 133: Sun Sep 26

La Ronde (Ophuls, 1950): Cine Lumiere, 2pm

This 35mm presentation, also being screened on September 29th, is part of the Simone Signoret season at Cine Lumiere. Full details here.

Chicago Reader review:
Max Ophuls's witty version (1950) of Arthur Schnitzler's play showing love as a bitterly comic merry-go-round. Going less for the darker feelings in Schnitzler than for the surface gloss, Ophuls displays dazzling technical virtuosity and a cinematic elegance we're not likely to see again. Anton Walbrook acts as master of ceremonies and narrator as one love affair intertwines with another and love's roundabout carries Simone Signoret, Danielle Darrieux, and Jean-Louis Barrault full circle. The movement toward Ophuls's baroque masterpiece 
Lola Montes is unmistakable.

Don Druker

Here (and above) is the trailer.

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