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La Collectionneuse

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Genre:Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release Date:January 1, 1966
Running time:90 minutes
Cast:Patrick Bauchau, Haydée Politoff, Daniel Pommereulle, Alain Jouffroy, Mijanou Bardot
Director:Eric Rohmer
Writer:Patrick Bauchau, Haydée Politoff

Description: La Collectionneuse is the third of director Eric Rohmer's Six contes moraux (six moral tales), and also the first of the series to attain full feature-length status (each of the first two entries, La Boulangere de Monceau and La Carriere de la Suzanne, ran less than one hour). Patrick Bauchau plays a self-centered young man on summer holiday in the Mediterranean. He finds himself irresistibly attracted to Haydee (Haydee Politoff,) the aloof young woman who shares his St. Tropez villa. Haydee is a sexual libertine, a collector of men (hence the film's title), but she appears disinterested in Patrick. For his part, the hero assumes that the girl's promiscuity is deliberately calculated to prompt him to seduce her. Filmed in 1967, La Collectioneuse was released in the US in 1971, by which time the fourth of Rohmer's Six Moral Tales, My Night at Maud's (69), had already debuted in America.~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide

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