The Marquise of O DVD
The Marquise of ODVD
Based on the Heinrich von Kleist novella, this German-made drama from French filmmaker Eric Rohmer stars Edith Clever as a widowed 18th-century German noblewoman who is raped in her sleep by an officer with the invading Russian army. When she learns she is pregnant, the Marquise weds a Russian count who─unknown to her─was her assailant. Bruno Ganz, Volker Prechtel also star. 103 min. Standard; Soundtrack: German; Subtitles: English; interviews. In German with English subtitles.