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Human Desire Becomes Almost Kinky In 'The Duchess of Langeais'new

If you've been feasting on a steady cinematic diet of superhero blockbusters this summer, this adaptation of Honore de Balzac's novel, directed by lesser known (in this country) French New Wave alumnus Jacques Rivette, is like switching to Melba toast after too many banana splits.
Baltimore City Paper  |  Violet Glaze  |  07-29-2008  |  Reviews

Jacques Rivette Adapts a Classic of French Realist Fictionnew

The Duchess of Langeais is a work of extraordinarily subtle beauty and concentrated meaning.
INDY Week  |  Godfrey Cheshire  |  06-05-2008  |  Reviews

Courting Dangernew

Aristocrats play complicated mating games in The Duchess of Langeais.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  Sam Adams  |  04-01-2008  |  Reviews

Feminin, Masculinnew

Jacques Rivette fights the battle of the sexes.
L.A. Weekly  |  Ella Taylor  |  02-29-2008  |  Reviews

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