16 disc limited edition of JACQUES RIVETTE COLLECTION released


The collection brings together some of the director’s hardest to see works, each restored, newly translated and deputing on home video for the first time in UK. Features – Out 1: noli me tangere (1971) , Out 1: Spectre (1974), Duelle (une quarantaine) (1976), Noroît (une vengeance) (1976) and Merry-Go-Round (1981)

In French with English subtitles

Features –

Out 1: noli me tangere (1971)

Conceived as a thirteen-hour television mini-series consists of eight feature-length episodes revolving around two theatre troupes, blackmail and conspiracy.

Out 1: Spectre (1974)

A four-and-a-half-hour shorter version of Out 1 (1971),

Duelle (une quarantaine) (1976)

Fantasy in which the Queen of the Sun (Bulle Ogier) battles the Queen of the Night (Juliet Berto) over a magical diamond that will allow the winner to remain on Earth, specifically in modern day Paris.

Noroît (une vengeance) (1976)

A series of dream like vignettes about a grieving sister getting revenge on those who killed her brother.
Merry-Go-Round (1981)

A young woman reuniting with a former boyfriend in this surreal all Rivette’s mystery .

Limited Edition Collection [3,000 Copies]

High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentation of all films from brand new 2K restorations of the films with Out 1 supervised by cinematographer Pierre-William Glenn

Original mono audio (uncompressed PCM on the Blu-rays)

Optional newly-translated English subtitles for all films

The Mysteries of Paris: Jacques Rivette’s Out 1 Revisited – a brand-new feature length documentary by Robert Fischer and Wilfried Reichart containing interviews with actors

Bulle Ogier, Michael Lonsdale and Hermine Karagheuz, cinematographer Pierre-William Glenn, assistant director Jean-François Stévenin and producer Stéphane Tchalgadjieff, as well as rare archival interviews with actors Jacques Doniol-Valcroze and Michel Delahaye, and director Jacques Rivette

Scenes from a Parallel Life: Jacques Rivette Remembers – archive interview with the director, in which he discusses Duelle (une quarantaine), Noroît (une vengeance) and Merry-Go-Round, featuring additional statements from Bulle Ogier and Hermine Karagheuz

Brand-new interview with critic Jonathan Rosenbaum, who reported from the sets of both Duelle (une quarantaine) and Noroît (une vengeance)

xclusive perfect-bound book containing new writing on the films by Mary M. Wiles, Brad Stevens, Ginette Vincendeau and Nick Pinkerton

DVD available from www.worldonlinecinema.com/

– http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/french-dvds

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