La Ronde (1950)
A Film by Max Ophüls
DVD9 | VIDEO_TS | NTSC 4:3 | 01:32:56 | 7,70 Gb
Audio: French AC3 1.0 @ 192 Kbps | Subtitles: English
Genre: Drama, Romance | Criterion Collection #443
Simone Signoret, Anton Walbrook, and Simone Simon lead a roundelay of French stars in Max Ophuls’s delightful, acerbic adaptation of Arthur Schnitzler’s controversial turn-of-the-century play Reigen. Soldiers, chambermaids, poets, prostitutes, aristocrats—all are on equal footing in this multicharacter merry-go-round of love and infidelity, directed with a sweeping gaiety as knowingly frivolous as it is enchanting, and shot with Ophuls’s trademark mellifluous cinematography.