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Les amours d'Astrée et de Céladon (2007)

A romantic drama centered around a young shepherd and shepherdess and the ramifications of their forbidden affair.

Director:

Éric Rohmer

Writers:

Honoré d'Urfé (novel), Éric Rohmer (adaptation)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Andy Gillet ... Céladon
Stéphanie Crayencour Stéphanie Crayencour ... Astrée
Cécile Cassel ... Léonide
Véronique Reymond Véronique Reymond ... Galathée
Rosette ... Sylvie
Jocelyn Quivrin ... Lycidas
Mathilde Mosnier ... Phillis
Rodolphe Pauly Rodolphe Pauly ... Hylas
Serge Renko Serge Renko ... Adamas
Arthur Dupont ... Semyre
Priscilla Galland Priscilla Galland ... Amynthe
Olivier Blond Olivier Blond ... Un berger
Alexandre Everest Alexandre Everest ... Un berger
Fanny Vambacas Fanny Vambacas ... Une bergère
Caroline Blotière Caroline Blotière ... Une bergère
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Storyline

In an enchanted forest, back in the time of the Druids, the shepherd Céladon and the shepherdess Astrée share a pure and chaste love. Fooled by a suitor, Astrée dismisses Céladon, who throws himself into a river out of despair. She thinks he's dead, but he's been secretly rescued by some nymphs. Faithful to the promise he made to Astrée to never appear before her again, Céladon must overcome many obstacles to break the curse. Mad with love and despair, coveted by the nymphs, surrounded by rivals, and obliged to disguise himself as a woman to be near the one he loves, will he manage to make himself known without breaking his oath? A romance filled with doubt, hazards, and delicious temptations. Written by Anonymous

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Language:

French

Release Date:

15 August 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Romance of Astree and Celadon See more »

Filming Locations:

Auvergne, France See more »

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Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Chosen by "Les Cahiers du cinéma" (France) as one of the 10 best pictures of 2007 (#07, tied with "Honor de cavalleria" and "Avant que j'oublie") See more »

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Why a Trinity dissertation in a pastoral love story?
12 February 2009 | by lastliberalSee all my reviews

I saw you kiss her. Get out of my sight. I shall kill myself. Come back! How shallow can two people be? This is basically the opening of this film, which is beautiful in it's setting, but weak in story.

Enter some nymphs to rescue him. Nymphs? The chief nymph Galathée (Véronique Reymond) wants to keep him for herself. Meanwhile Astrée (Stéphanie Crayencour) is wallowing in self pity, believing Céladon (Andy Gillet) dead.

The nymph Léonide (Cécile Cassel) dresses Céladon as a girl to sneak away. But efforts to get him to return to Astrée prove futile until a Druid convinces him to dress as a girl and be near her. She discovers his ruse after they engage in passionate kissing. A closeted lesbian perhaps? It was a gorgeous film, as I said, but the story was a little silly.


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