Eric Rohmer on set of Pauline at the Beach

Éric Rohmer with Arielle Dombasle, Pascal Greggory on the set of “Pauline at the Beach”, 1983. 
Check out Chris Marker at the funeral of Andrei Tarkovsky right here

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Visual Showdown: Eric Rohmer / Amedeo Modigliani

Above: Love in the Afternoon, 1972 – Éric Rohmer
Below: Nude Looking Over her Shoulder, 1917 –  Amedeo Modigliani (private collection)

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Visual Showdown: Nude by Edward Henry Weston and Rohmer’s Pauline.

Top: Nude (through a window) | Photograph by Edward Henry Weston | 1945
Bottom: Pauline à la plage (Pauline at the Beach) | Éric Rohmer | France | 1983

Thank you Mehdi Jahan for this contribution. 
Check out Michele Mercier on set of La Pupa here

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Eric Rohmer on set of “Conte d’Hiver”.

Eric Rohmer on set of “Conte d’Hiver/A Tale of Winter” (1992).

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Check out our Visual Showdown of Eric Rohmer and Henry Fuseli right here

A TALE OF WINTER, (aka CONTE D'HIVER), director Eric Rohmer, on set, 1992.

Painting and Cinema: Rohmer & Fuseli

We would like to start with a series of posts examining the intricate rapport between painting and cinema.

Nestor Almendros, Erich Rohmer’s director of photography has never hidden the fact that he has been directly inspired by cinema when shooting “Marquise d’O”(1976). Let us re-visit the first image, the famed still shot of the Marquise in complete distress. And then, consider “The Nightmare” by Swiss painter Henry Fuseli (1781). There will be more to come each week.
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