Carlotta Films to Release Michelangelo Antonioni's Le Amiche
Posted July 2, 2013 04:27 PM by Webmaster
French label Carlotta Films will release on Blu-ray legendary Italian director Michelangelo Antonioni's Le Amiche a.k.a Femmes entre elles (1955), starring Eleonora Rossi Drago, Valentina Cortese, Yvonne Furneaux, Gabriele Ferzetti, Ettore Manni, Madeleine Fischer, and Franco Fabrizi. The release will be available for purchase in France on September 18th.
Clelia (Rossi Drago) moves into a hotel where she befriends several young women. On her first night there, one of the women, Rosetta (Fischer), fatally overdoses after being rejected by her married lover. In shock and in grief, Clelia loses her job, before becoming romantically involved with a man called Carlo (Manni). However, the other women look down on Carlo because of his poor income and background. A tangled web of deceit and betrayal forms as the women try to keep their own best interests at heart...
On September 4th, Carlotta Films will also release on DVD Luigi Comencini's Bread, Love and Dreams a.k.a Pain, amour et fantaisie (1953), starring Vittorio De Sica, Gina Lollobrigida, and Marisa Merlini, while on September 18th the French label will release Michelangelo Antonioni's The Mystery of Oberwald a.k.a Le Mystère d'Oberwald (1980), starring Monica Vitti, Paolo Bonacelli, and Franco Branciaroli.
Note: Le Amiche is already available on Blu-ray courtesy of British distributors Eureka Entertainment. See our listing and review of this release here.