Biography of Camille Claudel. Sister of writer Paul Claudel, her enthusiasm impresses already-famous sculptor Auguste Rodin. He hires her as an assistant, but soon Camille begins to sculpt for herself and for Rodin. She also becomes his mistress. But after a while, she would like to get out of his shadow...
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A major scene in the movie depicts the announcement of the death of Victor Hugo. In The Story of Adele H
(1975), Isabelle Adjani
played Adèle Hugo, Victor Hugo's daughter who, like Camille Claudel, suffered from schizophrenia. See more
Who do you think you are?
Don't you know who I am? Or are you pretending?
What kind of behavior is this? You're crazy!
Camille Claudel. I am Camille Claudel! And if you don't know it, I'll show you!
The North American theatrical release was cut to 158 minutes. The Region 1 VHS and DVD releases used this cut print. The full-length 175-minute version is available on Region 2 DVDs released in Europe. See more
from "Ariettes oubliées"
Music by Claude Debussy
Poem by Paul Verlaine
Performed by Barbara Hendricks
soprano, Michel Beroff
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