MANON (TBA) 1949 FRANCE CLOUZOT, HENRI-GEORGES BLU RAY ONLY £23.99
Loose adaptation of Abbé Prévost’s novel Manon Lescaut, which has been transposed to a World War II setting.
Village girl, Manon, is accused of collaborating with the Nazis and is rescued from imminent execution by a former French Resistance fighter.
The couple move to Paris, where they resort to profiteering, prostitution and murder to survive.
In French with English subtitles
SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS
• High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation
• Original 1.0 mono audio
• Optional English subtitles
• Bibliothèque de poche: H.G. Clouzot, an archival documentary from 1970 in which Clouzot talks of his love of literature and the relationship between the page and the screen
• Woman in the Dunes, a newly filmed video appreciation by film critic Geoff Andrew
• Image gallery
• Reversible sleeve featuring two artwork options
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