The Romance of Astrea and Celadon (Les amours d'Astrée et de Céladon)

  • Dir: Eric Rohmer

  • France/Italy/Spain, 2007, 109min

  • Cast: Andy Gillet, Stéphanie Crayencour, Cécile Cassel

The final film of Eric Rohmer, escaping his characteristic contemporary romances into a 17th century pastorale of a shepherd and his beautiful muse, that itself created a 5th century world of nymphs and druids. These choices underpin the work of a master who, in his eighth decade, chose to make a film of classical elegance and simple romance, misunderstandings and passion and all, a film whose sheer poetry offered no commercial reward. A wondrous and rarely seen poetic gift, perfect for a spring of love and fairy tales.

2007 Venice Film Festival



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