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Love Rites

Love Rites

A Feature film by Walerian Borowczyk

Produced by Sara Films, Sofica sofinergie

Release in France : 20/07/1987

    Synopsis

    Hugo Arnold (Mathieu Carrière) is a young hedonist who meets actress and prostitute Miriam Gwen (Marina Pierro) in this erotic and violent drama. After heavy petting and foreplay throughout the Paris subway and a church, she takes him to an apartment for the sexual favors she has promised. Hugo is subjected to a humiliating emasculation and wanders dazed on the banks of the Seine following his ordeal. A young woman emerging from the river after swimming stabs herself to death, and the hapless Hugo is blamed for her murder.

    Actors (7)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producers :

    Sara Films, Sofica sofinergie

    French distribution :

    Sara Distribution

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Jupiter Communications

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    Full credits (14)

    Executive Producers :

    Alain Sarde, Philippe Guez

    Producer :

    Philippe Guez

    Director of Photography :

    Gérard Monceau

    Assistant Operator :

    Jean-Paul Sergent

    Editor :

    Florence Poulain

    Foley artist :

    Julien Naudin

    Narrator :

    Jean Négroni

    Author of original work :

    André Pieyre de Mandiargues

    Line Producer :

    Louis Grau

    Sound Recordist :

    Thierry Godard

    Production manager :

    Catherine Mazieres

    Continuity supervisor :

    Anne Mirman

    Costume designer :

    Valérie Adda

    Still Photographer :

    David Koskas

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Themes :

    Eroticism

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1987

    French release :

    20/07/1987

    Runtime :

    1 h 44 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    65596

    Visa issue date :

    23/02/1988

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color