Venus in Fur

Venus in Fur

Director: Roman Polanski, Emmanuelle Seigner, Mathieu Amalric

Cast: Roman Polanski, Emmanuelle Seigner, Mathieu Amalric

     
 
Roman Polanski adapts David Ives Tony Award-winning Broadway play about a frustrated theater director whose growing obsession with a volatile actress signals the start of an unexpected power shift. Exhausted after a day of unsuccessful auditions for the female lead in his play exploring the volatile relationship between a domineering mistress and her willing male

Overview

Roman Polanski adapts David Ives Tony Award-winning Broadway play about a frustrated theater director whose growing obsession with a volatile actress signals the start of an unexpected power shift. Exhausted after a day of unsuccessful auditions for the female lead in his play exploring the volatile relationship between a domineering mistress and her willing male subject, writer/director Thomas (Mathieu Amalric) broods over his lack of success when tempestuous actress Vanda (Emmanuelle Seigner) blows into the theater like a sweltering summer storm. Though at first reluctant to give the overly-assertive and questionably-talented actress an audition, Thomas eventually relents. Subsequently captivated by her intense erotic energy, he gradually begins to realize she was more prepared than initial appearances suggested, and that she's perfect for the role. Yet in his spellbound state, Michael fails to notice that Vanda - who even shares the same name as her fictional counterpart - has slyly managed to turn the tables on him and before long their relationship begins to strike an eerie parallel with those of his impassioned characters.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/14/2014
UPC:
0030306939094
Original Release:
2013
Rating:
NR
Source:
Ifc Independent Film
Region Code:
1
Time:
1:36:00
Sales rank:
33,048

Special Features

Interviews with Roman Polanski, Emmanuelle Seigner, And Mathieu Amalric; Trailer

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Emmanuelle Seigner Vanda
Mathieu Amalric Thomas

Technical Credits
Roman Polanski Director,Screenwriter
Luciene Balibar Sound/Sound Designer
Robert Benmussa Producer
Frederic Blum Production Manager
Dinah Collin Costumes/Costume Designer
Hervé de Luze Editor
Alexandre Desplat Score Composer
Pawel Edelman Cinematographer
Hubert Engammare Asst. Director
David Ives Screenwriter
Didier Lavergne Makeup
Mariusz Lukomski Associate Producer
Margot Meynier Editor
Frederic Moreau Special Effects
Wojtek Palys Associate Producer
Jean Rabasse Production Designer
Alain Sarde Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Venus in Fur
1. Opening Credits [8:05]
2. First Scene [7:23]
3. Odd Poem [9:15]
4. Fond Of Fur [9:25]
5. Subline Essence [7:32]
6. Kiss My Foot [7:08]
7. Works Beautifully [10:59]
8. Exploring The Limits [7:05]
9. Very Attractive [7:26]
10. You Bore Me [8:42]
11. Just A Game [9:03]
12. Ending Credits [3:34]

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