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Todd Haynes on LE PLAISIR

Le plaisir • 17m

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    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...

  • 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...

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