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La Collectionneuse Movie Review Summary

Actors: Patrick Bauchau, Haydée Politoff, Daniel Pommereulle

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LA COLLECTIONNEUSE, sometimes known as "The Collector" in english speaking countries, is a movie written and directed by Eric Rohmer in 1967. The director won the Special Prize of the Jury at the 1967 Berlin Film Festival.
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Adrien has decided to spend a month of holiday, doing absolutely nothing, at his friend Rodolphe's house near the Mediterranean sea. When he learns that, besides him and Daniel, there will be another guest, the young Haydée, Adrien is greatly disturbed.

Haydée is a young girl who goes out every night and often comes back with a new boyfriend at the house. At first, Adrien will despise this girl who seems to collect men but, in the same time, is attracted by her.

Both will hide their feelings towards each other, flirt a little and speak a lot during this month. At the end of the holiday, when they part, one has the disagreeable impression that both could have lived a great love story if only they hadn't been so proud.


The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler



Script Analysis of La Collectionneuse

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   boatload of casual sex without love

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   artist Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France Forest?    -   Yes Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   swimming on

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   sex under blankets Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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