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The former famous painter Frenhofer lives quietly with his wife on a 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.

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Directed by

Jacques Rivette

Written by

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

Runtime

238 minutes

Country

France, Switzerland

Language

French

Cast

Keywords

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

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