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Nathalie Granger (1972)

This art film has no conventional dialog between the main characters. This tells a strangely compelling story of two women in a suburban home who are listening to radio news broadcasts about a missing child in their area.

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Marguerite Duras

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Marguerite Duras (written by: participation)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Lucia Bosé ... Isabelle (as Lucia Bosè)
Jeanne Moreau ... Other Woman
Gérard Depardieu ... Salesman
Luce Garcia-Ville Luce Garcia-Ville ... Teacher
Valerie Mascolo Valerie Mascolo ... Nathalie Granger
Nathalie Bourgeois Nathalie Bourgeois ... Laurence
Dionys Mascolo Dionys Mascolo ... Granger
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Paul Bertault Paul Bertault ... (as Paul Berthault)
Jean-Michel Carré Jean-Michel Carré
Ghislain Cloquet Ghislain Cloquet
Daniel Cristin Daniel Cristin
Rémy Duchemin Rémy Duchemin
Geneviève Dufour Geneviève Dufour
Daniel Harlé Daniel Harlé
Nicole Lubtchansky Nicole Lubtchansky
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This art film has no conventional dialog between the main characters. This tells a strangely compelling story of two women in a suburban home who are listening to radio news broadcasts about a missing child in their area.

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

27 September 1973 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Натали Гранже See more »

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Production Co:

Moullet et Cie See more »
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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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dictionary of cinematic words
19 August 2012 | by ANCHINNSee all my reviews

not enough lines, but full of cinematic words. i can say it's a dictionary of cinematic words. it's silent but eloquence. real an intelligence. if you can't understand those words, you can' understand what Duras wanted to say. you know that's a loss of your life. blond hair-black hair, light color clothes-dark color clothes.... what do you think of that? maybe it's just a whim of the director. water-mirror. you can look in the water what reflects. do you recognize him or her? what if, you don't know someone reflects in water instead of you? what you gonna do? deny or affirm? is it really someone you don't know? listen to the radio. it's interesting. Polanski once use this method in Knife in the water. i witness in this film, that Duras moved by the several works of great Antonioni.


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