Les Biches (World Classics Collection)

Umbrella EntertainmentSKU: DAVID3624
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Release Date: Apr 2017

Extras: None

Disc type: DVD
No. of discs: 1
Running time: 95
Audio format: 2.0 Mono (Dual Mono)
Region: 4
Format: PAL
Colour: Colour
Languages: French
Aspect ratio: 16:9
Image ratio: 1.66:1
Subtitles: English (Burnt In)
Year of Production: 1968
Release Date: 05 April 2017


Directed by Claude Chabrol, Les Biches is a landmark in film history: its theme of bisexuality and upper-class decadence is surpassed only by its cool precision of cinematic style and exceptionally subtle performances. Socialite Frederique (Stephane Audran) encounters young student Why (Jacqueline Sassard) on the streets of Paris, seduces her and whisks her off to spend winter with the chic crowd of St. Tropez. When architect Paul (Jean Louis Trintignant) meets Why, he too charms her and comes between the two lovers. Frederiqe then seduces Paul out of jealousy, but finds herself feeling real love. Paul and Frederique invite Why to live together with them, resulting in a mŽnage a trios beset by jealousy, madness, and ultimately, murder.

Director: Claude Chabrol

Cast: Jacqueline Sassard, Jean- Louis Trintignant

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