Love Rites (Blu-ray)

Directed by Walerian Borowczyk

Release Year: 1987
Running Time: 100
UPC: 7 38329 25530 5
Optional English Subtitles: Yes
Color Type: Color
Country: France
Language: French
Genres: Drama
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Cast
Marina Pierro
Mathieu Carriere

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Directed by Walerian Borowczyk

Love Rites (Cérémonie d’amour) is cult director Walerian Borowczyk’s (The Beast) subversively erotic final feature. He returns with a vengeance to a signature theme—emasculation. Vain clothing buyer Hugo (Mathieu Carrière) meets beautiful Myriam (Marina Pierro) on the subway and pursues her, discovering to his delight that she’s a prostitute. The crafty Myriam, of course, has more in mind for their encounter than smug Hugo bargained for. Love Rites turns the sexual tables with perverse exactitude.


Blu-ray Extras Include:

Shorter Director's Cut of the Feature

Brief von Paris (1976, short film by Walerian Borowczyk)

Audio commentary by film historian Daniel Bird

Interview with Mathieu Carriere

Trailer


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