Re: RARA-AVIS: Pop. 1280

From: Jacques Debierue ( matrxtech@yahoo.com)
Date: 20 Jul 2007


--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "Charlie Williams" <cs_will@...> wrote:
>
> I've got a DVD of SERIE NOIRE, the French adaptation of A HELL OF A
> WOMAN starring Patick Dewaere. It's a great film but I can't
> understand all of it. No subtitles!
>
> Anyone know if a subbed version is available? This ranks as a major
> Thompson adaptation.
>
> PS: Speaking of Dewaere, Thompson fans might want to check out LES
> VALSEUSES, a film he starred in with Gerard Depardieu. Not noir but
> there's something Thompsonian about it. Also you can get it with
> subtitles.

With Miou-Miou... Another great Depardieu film from that era is Marco Ferreri's _La derniŤ≤• femme_ (The Last Woman). Few directors could beat the great Ferreri when it comes to really funny grotesquerie. This one is funny up to a point; the story is serious, scary in fact.

Best,

MrT



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