Credit Card Processing






  Home > All Titles >

Pot-Bouille (1957) Julien Duvivier; Gerard Philipe, Danielle Darrieux



 
$12.50

Availability:: Usually Ships in 24 to 48 Hours
Product Code: POTB
Qty:

Description
 
This is a region-free DVD-R without case or artwork.

Also known as "Lovers of Paris." In French with English subtitles.

The second of director Julien Duvivier's two cinematic contributions of 1957 was Pot-Bouille (Boiling Pot). Based on a novel by Emile Zola, the film stars Gérard Philipe as Octave, an opportunistic Parisian youth who hops from bed to bed -- and from bedmate to bedmate. Young or old, plain or beautiful, Octave loves and leaves 'em all. His romantic rovings come to a halt when he meets pragmatic businesswoman Mme. Hedouin (Danielle Darrieux). Apparently impervious to Octave's charms, Mme. Hedouin nonetheless marries the boy and transforms him into a useful (and least to her) member of society. Director Duvivier never misses an opportunity to contrast the respectable facade of Civilization with the unvarnished, often depraved truth beneath the surface.

Average Rating: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 1 Write a review »

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
 
Pot-Bouille July 4, 2014
Reviewer: gene young from Denver, CO United States  
Arrived quickly in good condition

Was this review helpful to you?