director: Radley Metzger
starring: Essy Persson
Anna Gael · Barbara
on the controversial novel about sexual activity in a French boarding
school [by Violette Leduc], this is the most notorious Lesbian film from
the Sixties. The tenderness of these two lonely girls' erotic awakenings
sensuously blossoms amidst the hothouse atmosphere of their repressive
environment. Having both experienced the clumsly (and cruel) lovemaking
attempts of local young men, Therese and Isabelle grow closer to each
other and eventually become lovers
French Film; original screen format (1.33:1), uncut (118 minutes), encoded
for ALL REGION NTSC, playable on any American machine; in English language.
Extras include production stills, bios and original theatrical trailer
Viewer discretion is advised.