1 videodisc (137 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (6 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Etienne, a serious and impressionable shaggy-haired young cinephile, leaves behind his steady girlfriend in Lyon to study film in Paris. Settling into a dingy flat with a rotating cast of roommates, he immerses himself in a bohemian world of artists, intellectuals, and fellow film geeks who excitedly share their passion for Bresson, Ford, and obscure Russian directors. It’s a seemingly idyllic life until complicated matters of the flesh, as well...
Music Box Films
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
In Paris, 19-year-old Augustine suffers a seizure that leaves her partially paralyzed and is sent to a hospital specializing in the then-fashionable ailment of "hysteria". She captures the attention of renowned neurologist Dr. Charcot after she has another attack that appears to give her intense physical pleasure. He begins using her as his principle subject, hypnotizing her in front of his fellow doctors. As she displays her spectacular fits, the...