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The Collector (1967)
"La collectionneuse" (original title)

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A womanizing art dealer and a painter find the serenity of their Riviera vacation disturbed by a third guest, a vivacious bohemian woman known for her long list of male conquests.

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Complete credited cast:
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Adrien
Haydée Politoff ...
Haydée
Daniel Pommereulle ...
Daniel
Alain Jouffroy ...
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Mijanou Bardot ...
Carole (as Mijanou)
Annik Morice ...
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Dennis Berry ...
Charlie
Seymour Hertzberg
Néstor Almendros
Patrice De Bailliencourt ...
Homme dans l'auto
László Benkö
Anne Dubot
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Adrien travels to a villa on the Riviera. He is on vacation and plans to relax. He shares the villa with a friend, Daniel, and a female stranger, Haydée. Haydée has many lovers, and both Adrien and Daniel despise her at first, but Adrien soon becomes more and more intrigued and infatuated. Written by Yepok

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2 March 1967 (France)  »

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A Coleccionadora  »

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During the shooting of the film, Eric Rohmer was able to devise several working principles: improvisations with his cast that would be codified into a script; extensive rehearsals followed by very few takes (a miserly 1.5:1 shooting ratio was achieved); a discreetly spying, unostentatious mise-en-scène composed mostly of fluid long shots, capturing the vacationing characters awkwardly sharing the space of someone else's villa, whiling away the summer days and nights in a mixture of lassitude and tension. See more »

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Razor-sharp and light-footed analysis of emotional vanity
28 November 1998 | by (Amsterdam, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Art dealer, in need of serenity, finds that the holiday villa is shared by a hedonistic young woman. He becomes obsessed with ignoring her and pretends to himself that she wants to seduce him while he remains unaffected. The holiday thus turns into a love triangle between the indifferent but flirtatious girl, the man's unacknowledged desire, and his incessant, pompous self-rationalizations (the best cinematic use of voice-over EVER!). A sunny, witty, and deeply ironic "moral tale" that explores, like most of Rohmer's work, the uneasy vacillation between intellect and eroticism.


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