Lola

N.p. N.p., Circa 1961. Vintage oversize borderless double weight reference photograph of Anouk Aimee from the 1961 film. Provenance stamp of film scholar and author "Jean-Pierre Berthome," and provenance label of "de Selva - Tapabor," on verso.

Jacques Demy's tribute to Max Ophuls, with title and character inspired by Josef von Sternberg's "Der Blaue Engel" (1930), starring Marlene Dietrich.

Roland Cassard is a bored layabout until he has a chance encounter with Lola, a girl he dated in his teens before the war. Roland finds a renewed purpose in life, realizing he is still in love with Lola, now a cabaret dancer and mother who hopes her son's father, her true love, may still return.

Shot on location in Nantes, France.

8.75 x 12 inches. Very Good plus with some edge and corner wear.

Criterion Collection 714. Rosenbaum 1000.


[Book #151020]