Whirlpool of Fate (Blu-ray)

Directed by Jean Renoir

Release Year: 1925
Running Time: 83
UPC: 7 38329 25470 4
Optional English Subtitles: Yes
Color Type: B&W
Country: France
Language: French intertitles with English subtitles
Genres: Drama
$29.95 $17.97 (40% off) Buy Blu-ray
Available on digital
Only ships to US & Canada
Cast
Catherine Hessling
Pierre Philippe
Pierre Brasseur
Pierre Champagne
Maurice Touze
Georges Terof

Crew
Directed by Jean Renoir

Whirlpool of Fate (1925) is Jean Renoir’s debut feature, a lyrical tale of the tragic life of an orphan girl. An independent feature shot on family friend Paul Cézanne’s property, La Nicotiere, it is a dreamy episodic melodrama that follows the poor girl as she endures the loss of her father, the abuse of her alcoholic uncle, and a perilous fall down a well that erases her memory and triggers surreal dreams. Presented in a beautiful new 4K restoration, Whirlpool of Fate gives an early glimpse of Renoir’s immense talent.


Blu-ray Extras Include:

Audio commentary by film critic Nick Pinkerton

Music composed and performed by Antonio Coppola


To read more about Kino Lorber Edu's terms of use and ordering information, visit Kino Lorber Edu.


Join the conversation
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 30 2021 at 10:05am
RT' @QuadCinema': "[Alec] Utgoff is irresistibly compelling, instilling in his character a silent yet singular presence worthy of the 'superh…
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 30 2021 at 8:14am
RT' @CinemaTropical': A disaster in the making... A fire has been reported at the Cinemateca Brasileira' https://t.co/gzfwGFYdWR'
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 30 2021 at 8:08am
RT' @DedzaFilms': Our friends at' @vidiots' are fundraising to renovate the historic Eagle Theatre in LA for their Spring 2022 opening. Pleas…
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 30 2021 at 8:03am
RT' @HorrorHammer1': Coming next month. A Bluray upgrade from' @KinoLorber'' https://t.co/uetqGIVtGk'' https://t.co/fWW90IQdi5'
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 29 2021 at 9:50pm
RT' @NorthParkTheatr': What if David Lynch directed a superhero movie? Find out this week with hypnotic Polish satire NEVER GONNA SNOW AGAIN…
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 29 2021 at 5:57pm
RT' @PasteMovies': Oh cool! This was one of the more exciting films' @bernieteeters' put on our radar with her 50 year rundown of lesbian cinem…
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 29 2021 at 5:56pm
We’re proud to play a small part in the overdue recognition of Michelle Handelman’s BLOODSISTERS as a classic of qu…' https://t.co/5TTOOKXucr'
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 29 2021 at 5:56pm
The film’s controversial nature resulted in it being largely left out of the New Queer Cinema canon, despite having…' https://t.co/tk6TTqB48F'
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 29 2021 at 5:56pm
At the time, Sen. Barbara Boxer told director Michelle Handelman that clips from BLOODSISTERS were shown to congres…' https://t.co/uEPcziUqKw'
'@KinoLorber' on Jul. 29 2021 at 5:56pm
When the NEA came up for ratification in 1997, BLOODSISTERS was attacked in Congress by Donald Wildmon and the Amer…' https://t.co/7kw7Iq5QVF'
Tweet Now!

Inquiries & Press

General Inquiries

Kino Lorber, Inc.
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018

Tel. (212) 629-6880
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871

Press & Media

For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing dninh@kinolorber.com or calling 212-629-6880.

Educational

Please visit our educational site at www.KinoLorberEDU.com

For assistance with educational orders, please contact us at:

Phone:212-629-6880
Fax: 212-714-0871
email: edu@kinolorber.com