La Belle Noiseuse (1991)
A Film by Jacques Rivette
DVD9 + DVD5 | VIDEO_TS | PAL 4:3 | Cover | 03:48:51 | 7,00 Gb + 4,10 Gb
Audio: French AC3 2.0 @ 224 Kbps | Subtitles: English
Genre: Art-house, Drama | Artificial Eye #ART450
In this fascinating and unconventional examination of the creative process, an artist near the end of his career finds new inspiration in a young model. Edouard Frenhofer (Michel Piccoli) is a famous and well-respected artist who lives in a comfortable estate in the French countryside. At the age of 60, Frenhofer considers his career as a painter to be over; he says he no longer feels any inspiration to create, and his last attempt at a major work, a nude study of his wife Liz (Jane Birkin) called "La Belle Noiseuse" (The Beautiful Nuisance), has sat unfinished for ten years. Just as Frenhofer has lost his enthusiasm for his art, he has also lost his passion for Liz; their relationship is polite and friendly, but without enthusiasm…..