Barocco

Overview

Former film critic André Téchiné directed and co-wrote this offbeat crime drama. Samson (Gérard Depardieu) is a down-on-his-luck boxer who manages to win a fortune thanks to a fixed fight. However, while Samson and his girlfriend Laure (Isabelle Adjani) are trying to get away with the money, he is killed by a gunman who looks just like Samson (and is also played by Depardieu). Laure is crushed, but in time she finds herself attracted to Samson's murderous double; he is also drawn to her, and they eventually ...
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Overview

Former film critic André Téchiné directed and co-wrote this offbeat crime drama. Samson (Gérard Depardieu) is a down-on-his-luck boxer who manages to win a fortune thanks to a fixed fight. However, while Samson and his girlfriend Laure (Isabelle Adjani) are trying to get away with the money, he is killed by a gunman who looks just like Samson (and is also played by Depardieu). Laure is crushed, but in time she finds herself attracted to Samson's murderous double; he is also drawn to her, and they eventually become lovers. The supporting cast includes Marie-France Pisier and Jean-Claude Brialy.
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Special Features

Interactive menus; Scene access; Trailer; French with English subtitles; Commentary by film critics Andy Klein and Wade Major; Still gallery
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/10/2003
  • UPC: 825307904499
  • Original Release: 1976
  • Rating:

  • Source: Pathfinder Home Ent.
  • Presentation: Letterbox
  • Language: Français
  • Time: 1:42:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 54,683

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Isabelle Adjani Laure
Gérard Depardieu Samson, Samson's Killer
Marie-France Pisier Nelly
Jean-Claude Brialy Walt
Julien Guiomar Gauthier
Hélène Surgère Antoinette
Claude Brasseur Jules
Derek de Lint
Jean-François Stévenin Young Brown Man
Technical Credits
André Téchiné Director, Screenwriter
André Genovès Producer
Marilyn Goldin Screenwriter
Claudine Merlin Editor
Bruno Nuytten Cinematographer
Alain Sarde Producer
Philippe Sarde Score Composer
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Titles [5:32]
2. Hello My Love [4:10]
3. Dreams [8:08]
4. A New Life [6:38]
5. Waiting [7:31]
6. Interrogation [6:12]
7. Hiding Out [6:30]
8. Covering Up [6:35]
9. Refuge [6:03]
10. Watching the News [5:13]
11. Melancholy [7:02]
12. Getting Closer [9:07]
13. A Last Request [2:50]
14. A Plan [4:15]
15. Dust to Dust [3:09]
16. Screening [5:21]
17. Escape [5:56]
18. Aftermath [2:37]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play Movie
   Special Features
      Trailer
      Biographies
         Director André Téchiné
         Gerard Depardieu
         Isabelle Adjani
      Audio Commentary
         By Film Critics Andy Klein (The New Times) & Wade Major (Boxoffice Magazine): On
         By Film Critics Andy Klein (The New Times) & Wade Major (Boxoffice Magazine): Off
      Director's Statement
      Still Gallery
   Chapter Selections
   Production Credits
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