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With his raw style of filmmaking, Maurice Pialat has been called the John Cassavetes of French cinema, and the scorching nos amours is one of his greatest achievements. In a revelatory film debut, the dynamic, fresh-faced Sandrine Bonnaire plays Suzanne, a fifteen-year-old Parisian who embarks on a sexual rampage in an effort to separate herself from her overbearing, beloved father (played with astonishing magnetism by Pialat himself), ineffectual mother, and brutish brother. A tender character study that can erupt in startling violence, nos amours is one of the high-water marks of eighties French cinema.

Special Features

* New, restored high-definition digital transfer
* Original theatrical trailer
* New and improved English subtitle translation
* New interviews with Catherine Breillat and Jean-Pierre Gorin
* A 2003 interview with actor Sandrine Bonnaire
* The Human Eye, a 1999 documentary on the film
* Archival interview with Maurice Pialat on the set
* Actor auditions
* A booklet featuring essays by critics Molly Haskell and Kent Jones and interviews with Pialat and cinematographer Jacques Loiseleux

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