The Nun (1965) aka La Religieuse (Blu-ray)
Directed by Jacques Rivette
Restored in 4K from the original negative, Jacques Rivette’s THE NUN (1965), initially banned in France, can now be seen in all its revolutionary glory. Adapted from Denis Diderot’s novel, it follows a rebellious nun (played by an incandescent Anna Karina) who is forced into taking her vows. Initially shunted into a restrictive, torturous convent, she eventually moves on to a more liberated one, where she becomes an object of Mother Superior’s (Liselotte Pulver) obsession. Banned for over a year by the French Minister of Information, and not released in the United States until 1971, it slowly became a landmark of the French New Wave, and with this stunning restoration, should also become an object of worship.
Blu-ray Extras Include:
Audio commentary by lm critic Nick Pinkerton / Booklet essay by Dennis Lim, director of programming at the Film Society of Lincoln Center / Suzanne Simonin, / La Scandaleuse, a new making-of documentary (29 minutes) / Trailer
RT' @TheMtnFilm': Stay at home with Rick Alverson's THE MOUNTAIN, which is now available On Demand and Digital. Starring Jeff Goldblum, Tye S…
RT' @MovingImageNYC': Previously unreleased in the U.S., KINETTA, the first solo feature from celebrated international auteur Yorgos Lanthimo…
RT' @KLStudioClassic': Missed it by "That" Much! The New Street Date for The Nude Bomb is 12/10/19! Would You Believe? The New Extras - Seco…
RT' @KLStudioClassic': The 45th Annual Saturn Awards! Winner of the BEST DVD/BD TELEVISION MOVIE OR SERIES RELEASE 2018 - The Outer Limits (S…
RT' @FunctionalNerd': You want horror Blu-rays? Like RING and a weird scary HERCULES movie? I gotcha covered!' https://t.co/yJeUPFjNyg'' @nerdis…'
RT' @nerdist': Get your scares on from' @ArrowFilmsVideo'' @KinoLorber' and more!' https://t.co/aVR3Q9IZDn'
RT' @themoviewaffler': "A Giallo style whodunnit wrapped in a biting satire on American excess in the late '80s." Read' @strangecinema65's' re…
RT' @Slant_Magazine': Robert Fuest’s taut Hitchcockian thriller AND SOON THE DARKNESS from 1970 makes its debut on Blu-ray (@KinoLorber) with…
RT' @suegruder': I saw 31 films at NYFF and voilà, I've ranked them all' https://t.co/RYhGs83cqB'' https://t.co/pQgaBY9LeN'
Inquiries & Press
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871
Press & Media
For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 212-629-6880.