The Iron Rose (Blu-ray)

Directed by Jean Rollin

Release Year: 1973
Running Time: 80
UPC: 7 38329 08632 9
Color Type: Color
Country: France
Language: French with optional English subtitles or English dubbed [audio]
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Cast
Natalie Perrey
Hugues Quester
Françoise Pascal

Crew
Cinematographer Jean-Jacques Renon (Director of Photography)
Writer Jean Rollin
Composed by Pierre Raph (Music)
Produced by Sam Selsky
Directed by Jean Rollin

THE IRON ROSE is a haunting experience - a macabre tone poem about youth and age, love and nihilism, nostalgia and superstition, and, above all, life and death. Francoise Pascal (There's a Girl in My Soup) and Hugues Quester (Three Colors: Blue) go on a metaphysical, Orpheus-like journey inside an ancient, all-but-abandoned graveyard but, as night falls, they cannot find their way out. As Quester's nihilism crumbles to impatience and terror, Pascal transfers her disappointed passion for him to the cemetery itself and becomes jubilantly (and dangerously) attuned to its dead. Pascal gives a remarkably intuitive performance, at times so spontaneous in spirit, one cannot imagine how parts of it were ever scripted.

The cemetery itself is analogous to Rollin's love for all things antiquarian, including the old train station and the nearly moribund city of Amiens. If Orson Welles was correct when he estimated that a film could only be considered good to the extent it represented the artist who made it, THE IRON ROSE is Jean Rollin's first authentic masterpiece.

(excerpt of the essay by Tim Lucas)


Blu-ray Extras Include:
  • Mastered in HD from the 35mm negative
  • English dubbed version
  • French with optional English subtitles
  • Introduction by Jean Rollin (2 min.)
  • Interview with Francoise Pascal (20 min.)
  • Interview with Natalie Perrey (7 min.)
  • 20-page booklet with an essay by Tim Lucas, editor of Video Watchdog
  • Four original trailers for THE IRON ROSE
  • Original trailers for four other Rollin films
  • English opening title sequence

A haunting experience...Jean Rollin's first authentic masterpiece." - Tim Lucas, Editor of VIDEO WATCHDOG

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