La Belle Noiseuse
by Jacques Rivette• 1991• 4h00• Dramawith Michel Piccoli, Jane Birkin, Emmanuelle Béart
The painter Frehorfer is consumed by a secret and no longer paints much. It soon becomes clear that what is obsessing him is the abandonment, some ten years earlier, of a large painting that was to have been his masterpiece, La belle noiseuse. When he decides to make up for lost time, the long-neglected work takes its revenge, and it is the illusion of happiness that it will tear apart. As for the painting, finally completed, it will keep its secret, its inhuman secret.
- running time4h00
- rights end12/05/2000
- filming format35 mm
- producersPierre grise productions