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The former famous painter Frenhofer lives quietly with his wife on his countryside residence in the French Provence. When the young artist Nicolas visits him with his girlfriend Marianne, Frenhofer decides to start again the work on a painting he long ago stopped: La Belle Noiseuse. And he wants Marianne as model. The now starting creative process changes life for everyone. It is a struggle for tr...

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Directed by

Jacques Rivette

Written by

Pascal Bonitzer (Screenplay)
Christine Laurent (Screenplay)
Jacques Rivette (Screenplay)
Honoré de Balzac (Novel)

Runtime

238 minutes

Country

France, Switzerland

Language

French

Cast

Keywords

eroticism france painting man-woman relation painter country estate artwork drawing and painting french countryside taxidermist

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