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LE PLAISIR English-Narrated Opening

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  • LE PLAISIR German-Narrated Opening

    Max Ophuls recorded English and German versions of the narration for LE PLAISIR, using two of his favorite actors, Peter Ustinov and Anton Walbrook, respectively. In the English version, the film's dialogue remains in French, while in the German version the entire film is dubbed in German. Presen...

  • Jean-Pierre Berthomé on LE PLAISIR

    Max Ophuls adapted three short stories by Guy de Maupassant for his film LE PLAISIR. In this piece, created in 2008, film scholar Jean-Pierre Berthomé discusses Ophuls’s original script, in which a different short story, “Paul’s Mistress,” makes up the third episode in place of “The Model.” Berth...

  • Daniel Gelin on LE PLAISIR

    Actor Daniel Gelin, noted for his work with directors Jean Cocteau, Louis Malle, and Alfred Hitchcock, made two films with Max Ophuls, LA RONDE and LE PLAISIR. In this interview, conducted by Martina Muller in 1989, Gelin discusses his experiences on LE PLAISIR.