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The Marquise of O (Die Marquise von O)
Drama
 
The costume drama Die Marquise von O is French director Eric Rohmer's first feature-length theatrical release after a four-year break from filmmaking. Based on a short story by Henrich von Kleist, the dialogue is spoken in the original German language and the story is set in Italy during the Franco-Prussian War. Edith Clever plays the widowed Marquise, who is sexually assaulted by Russian soldiers and rescued by a Count (Bruno Ganz). Some time later, she has to explain to her parents (Peter Lühr and Edda Seippel) and brother (Otto Sander) why she's pregnant. Die Marquise von O won the Grand Jury Prize in the 1976 Cannes Film Festival.~ Andrea LeVasseur, All Movie Guide Rated No Rating .
 
Cast: Bruno Ganz, Edith Clever, Bernard Freyd, Peter Lühr, Edda Seippel
Produced by: Barbet Schroeder, Klaus Hellwig
Directed by: Eric Rohmer
Written by: Eric Rohmer
Running time: 1hr 42min
Opens: Jan 01, 1976
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