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The Gang of Four (1989)
"La bande des quatre" (original title)

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A drama following 4 women at stage school. Considered by some to be the summation of director Jacques Rivette's work as a whole.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bulle Ogier ...
Constance
Benoît Régent ...
Thomas
Fejria Deliba ...
Anna
Laurence Côte ...
Claude
Bernadette Giraud ...
Joyce
Inês de Medeiros ...
Lucia (as Ines d'Almeida)
Nathalie Richard ...
Cécile
Pascale Salkin ...
Corinne
Dominique Rousseau ...
Pauline
Agnès Sourdillion ...
Jeanne (as Agnès Sourdillon)
Irina Dalle ...
Esther
Caroline Gasser ...
Raphaële
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Marine
Florence Lannuzel ...
Louise
Françoise Muxel ...
Valérie
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A drama following 4 women at stage school. Considered by some to be the summation of director Jacques Rivette's work as a whole.

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Band of Four  »

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Hor ch'el ciel e la terra
Music by Claudio Monteverdi
Solistes, choeur et orchestre de la Societa cameristica di Lugano
Conducted by Edwin Loehrer
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Rivette as his very best!
1 November 2002 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

With the exception of Julie & Celine Go Boating, Rivette's films are not well known in this country, and therein is quite a loss. This is a very complicated story of student-roomates whose ordinary lives threaten to shatter their ordinary lives. Love, betrayal, the arts, sexuality, criminal behavior and trust are a few of the many themes that permeate the slowly developing action. The entire film is visually gorgeous and challenging, especially the shots from the elevated subway, which provide not only enlightment and whimsey, but also prefigure the escalating actions and surprises of the slowly moving plots. The young actresses are quite good, especially Laurence Cote, whom some may know from her role in Les Voleurs, a very fine film by Andre Techine. There is no easy way into Rivette's excellent films. Most of them are slow to develop and far from obvious. But all of them are deeply rewarding, warrant numerous repeat screenings, and Gang of Four is no exception.


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