1871 North High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43210

La Belle noiseuse

Sat, Apr 21, 2007 | 7:00PM
Film/Video Theater

An incisive and exquisite adaptation of a Balzac novella, La Belle noiseuse is one of Rivette's biggest commercial successes and most beloved films--and not just because Emmanuelle Beart spends most of the film nude as the "beautiful troublemaker" of the title.

The film is another Rivette marathon that offers a hypnotically engrossing look at the creative process. An acclaimed but long inactive painter (the great Michel Piccoli) discovers a new muse in Beart, much to the unease of his wife (Jane Birkin). (238 mins. + intermission, 35mm)

Official Website: http://www.wexarts.org/fv/index.php?eventid=2082&page=2

Added by anton on April 7, 2007

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