Retro: Éric Rohmer

Die MARQUISE VON O …

Eric Rohmer
BRD, FRA 1976
102 min
V'10

Rohmer turns Kleist into a movie. During the invasion of a German city by the Russian army, the Marquise of O., the daughter of a German colonel, is attacked by a group of Russian soldiers. A Russian Count comes to her rescue, and falls in love with her. While he is away, she discovers that she is pregnant, though she cannot explain how that happened. Her father repudiates her, and she has to reject the Count while trying to find out who the father of her child is.

Credits
Klaus Hellwig (Janus Film Produktion), Barbet Schroeder (Les Films du Losange), Hessischer Rundfunk, Gaumont
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