- La Collectionneuse
name = La Collectionneuse
caption = DVD cover
Barbet Schroeder Georges de Beauregard
Patrick Bauchau Haydée Politoff Daniel Pommereulle Éric Rohmer
Patrick Bauchau Haydée Politoff Daniel Pommereulle Alain Jouffroy
Giorgio Gomelsky, The Blossom Toes
March 2, 1967(France)
runtime = 83 min
country = Flag|France
language = French
amg_id = 1:98177
imdb_id = 0061495
"La Collectionneuse" ("The Collector") is a 1967
filmby Éric Rohmer. It is the fourth movie in the series of the " Six Moral Tales". In 2001 the Guardiancritic Philip Normanincluded it it his list of 100 top movies of the 20th century. In his 2003 film "De Fem benspaend", the Danish director Jorgen Lethdescribes "La Collectioneuse" as his favourite work by Rohmer and he hired one of its stars, Patrick Bauchau, to appear in his film. Seymour Hertzbergwho plays Sam, an American art collector, is actually Eugene Archer, a former New York Times film reviewer.
The film is lit by the late
Néstor Almendros, who also appears in the film. The director and writer Donald Cammellalso has an uncredited role in the film.
Saint-Tropeza young man meets a girl who is beautiful and free and who is collecting boys.
*imdb title|0061495|La Collectionneuse
* [http://www.criterion.com/asp/release.asp?id=346&eid=489§ion=essay Criterion Collection essay by Phillip Lopate]
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