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Love Rites (1987)

Cérémonie d'amour (original title)
Hugo, a vain clothing buyer, meets Myriam on a train and pursues a relationship with her. He is delighted to learn she is a prostitute and has no idea she has more in mind than Hugo bargained for.

Director:

Walerian Borowczyk
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Marina Pierro ... Myriam
Mathieu Carrière ... Hugo Arnold
Josy Bernard Josy Bernard ... Mériem Ben Saada
Isabelle Tinard Isabelle Tinard ... Nora Nix
Jacques Couderc Jacques Couderc
Guy Bonnafoux Guy Bonnafoux
Claudine Berg Claudine Berg
Lucette Gill Lucette Gill
Julian Lee Julian Lee
Jennifer Ford Jennifer Ford
Sabrina Belleval Sabrina Belleval
Jean-Raphael Sessa Jean-Raphael Sessa
Jean Négroni Jean Négroni ... Récitant / Narrator (voice)
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Storyline

Hugo, a vain clothing buyer, meets Myriam on a train and pursues a relationship with her. He is delighted to learn she is a prostitute and has no idea she has more in mind than Hugo bargained for.

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Genres:

Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

20 July 1987 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Love Rites See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Sara Films, Sofinergie 1 See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Walerian Borowczyk's last feature film. See more »

Soundtracks

Toccata, Adagio et Fugue in C major BWV 564
Written by Johann Sebastian Bach
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Well Done Boro!
30 June 1999 | by Shaft-22See all my reviews

This a total Borowczyk experience; well acted, fine dialogue, beautiful set and what not!

One jolly-irritating moment though, the prostitute (Marina Pierro) overdoing her alertness while crossing a busy Paris street leading her blinded lover (Mathiew Carrière) on the way to her friend's flat.

Except that slight moment it is just fabulous.


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