Celine and Julie go boating = Celine et Julie vont en bateau

France, 1974

Film
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A brilliantly allusive meditation on the nature of fantasy, imagination and magic this seminal film is regarded by many as Rivette’s most accomplished film. The narrative, spinning a tortuous, circular fantasy out of reality, using correspondences, premonitions and transferences as its mortar, is absolutely riveting: weird and wonderful, scary and funny in equal measure. A compulsive shaggy dog story, the real importance of the film is the way it demonstrates exactly how cinema works through an exhilarating display of parodies and genre pastiches. Cast includes Juliet Berto, Dominique Labourier, Bulle Ogier and Marie-France Pisier.

Credits

producer

Barbet Schroeder

production company

Les Films du Losange

Duration

03:07:00:00

Production places
France
Production dates
1974

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

38927

Language

French

Subject categories

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - France

Foreign language films

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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