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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 ...
Carole's girlfriend
Dennis Berry ...
Charlie
Seymour Hertzberg
Néstor Almendros
Patrice De Bailliencourt ...
Homme dans l'auto
László Benkö
Anne Dubot
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Jackie Raynal
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Storyline

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)  »

Also Known As:

A Coleccionadora  »

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This is the fourth film in Rohmer's series of "Moral Tales" (Contes Moraux). See more »

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Rohmer's dullest conte moral?

This is such a flimsy story, as slight as Le Genou de Claire but not as well acted. Patrick Bauchau has a splendid profile, Haydee Politoff's mouth is adorable and Daniel Pommereulle knows how to tense his lips for dramatic effect but the story is dead in the water.

A typical Rohmer protagonist is on holiday or somehow separated from his partner, and we are shown how he copes with temptation (Trintignant does so, splendidly, in Ma Nuit chez Maud). Who cares what happens to Bauchau's marriage here, when the actions of the characters are so uninvolving?


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