Die Marquise von O... (The Marquise of O)
Die Marquise von O... (The Marquise of O) (1976)

The costume drama Die Marquise von O is French director Eric Rohmer's first feature-length theatrical release after a four-year break from filmmaking. Based on a novella by Henrich von Kleist, the dialogue is spoken in the original… More

Directed By:
Rated: PG
Running Time:
Release Date: September 5, 2000
Add Your Rating
Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
83%
Flixster
User Score
78%


Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

The film's slow, stately pace and the quiet way in which it makes its points give it the aura of a neoclassical dream, a fading vision of the virtue of gentility.

Full review…
Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

The first of Rohmer's profoundly strange excursions into the past

Full review…
Time Out

[Rohmer] opting, in his colour scheme, sets and camerawork, for a style that hovers between formalism and realism, and so further distances the viewer from the characters.

Full review…
Film4

A fascinating and sympathetic portrait of an abused woman is given life and depth by Rohmer's eloquent direction.

Full review…
Vincent Canby
New York Times

It's a dazzling testament to the civilizing effects of several different arts, witty, joyous and so beautiful.

Full review…