Plot & Details
This drama is based upon an 18th century French novel by Crebillon. It represents the sharp conversations between a clever, free-thinking writer and a beautiful noblewoman as he tries to seduce her. At her request, he must recount his previous love exploits. He also describes the times he spent in prison after he was arrested for his licentious writings and suspicious acquaintances.
- Genre(s): Romance
- Run Time: 90min.
- DVD Release Date: 02/04/2003
- Director(s): Anna Maria Tato, Patrick Nicolini
- Starring: Willem Dafoe , Lena Olin , Miranda Richardson , Jean-Claude Carrière , Carole Richert
- Themes: Bohemian Life,Brief Encounters,Playing the Field
- Tone: Talky,Nocturnal
- Keywords: eroticism, sex
- Language: English