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Title Tiresia Haut Et Court ; Tiresia Film, Inc. ; Arte France Cinema ; a film by Bertrand Bonelllo [sic] ; produced by Simon Arnal, Carole Scotta ; written by Bertrand Bonello, Luca Fazzi ; directed by Bertrand Bonello.

Imprint Port Washington, NY : Koch Lorber Films : Distributed by Koch Entertainment, [2006]


Location Call No. Status
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult FOREIGN DVD  DVD FOREIGN-FRE-T    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Director's label
Director's label.
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Language French dialogue, English subtitles.
Note Title from container.
Cast Laurent Lucas, Clara Choveaux, Thiago Teles, Celia Catalifo, Lou Castel.
Credits Cinematographer, Josée Deshaies ; editor, Fabrice Rouaud ; music, Albin de la Simone, Laurie Markovitch.
Note Based on the Greek myth of Tiresias, the blind prophet who was both male and female.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.
Summary Tiresia, a transsexual prostitute, is kidnapped by a man obsessed with her exquisite beauty. Bound by ropes and kept prisoner, Tiresia is deprived of her daily hormones and begins transforming back into a man. Disgusted by this, her captor savagely blinds her and leaves her for dead. Caught in a pitiful state between two sexes, Tiresia develops second sight.
Note Special features: Parole de Bonello: Interview with the director; Cast interviews; Original French theatrical trailer.
Subject Tiresias (Greek mythology) -- Drama.
Transsexuals -- Drama.
Prostitutes -- Drama.
Kidnapping victims -- Drama.
Blind -- Drama.
Precognition -- Drama.
Genre/Form Foreign films -- France.
Transsexuals in motion pictures.
Feature films.
Feature films.
Melodrama -- Feature.
Added Author Bonello, Bertrand.
Lucas, Laurent.
Choveaux, Clara.
Teles, Thiago.
Simone, Albin de la.
Koch Lorber Films.
Koch Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 141720107X
Standard No. 741952309192
Music No. KLF-DV-3091 Koch Lorber Films
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