The new girlfriend [videorecording] / Cohen Media Group presents ; a coproduction Mandarin Cinéma, Foz, Mars Films, France 2 Cinéma ; with the participation of Canal+, Ciné+ France Télévisions ; in association with Manon 4, La Banque Postale Image 7, Cofimage 25, Cinémage 8 ; produced by Éric and Nicolas Altmayer ; screenplay and dialogue, François Ozon ; a film [directed] by François Ozon.

Contributor(s): Altmayer, Éric | Altmayer, Nicolas | Bolle-Reddat, Jean-Claude | Clément, Aurore, 1945- | Demoustier, Anaïs, 1987- | Duris, Romain, 1974- | Le Besco, Isild, 1982- | Ozon, François, 1967- | Personnaz, Raphaël | Rendell, Ruth, 1930-2015. New girlfriend | Cohen Media Group | E1 Entertainment (Firm) | Foz (Firm) | France 2 cinéma (Firm) | Mandarin films S.A | Mars distribution (Firm)Material type: FilmFilmPublisher number: CMG-DV-8003 | Cohen Media GroupLanguage: French Subtitle language: English Publication details: [New York, NY] : Port Washington, NY : Cohen Media Group ; Manufactured and distributed by Entertainment One Film USA, c2016. Description: 1 videodisc (108 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inISBN: 1417245379; 9781417245376Other title: Original title : Une Nouvelle amie [videorecording] | New girl friend [videorecording]Subject(s): Rendell, Ruth, 1930-2015 -- Film adaptations | Best friends -- Drama | Cross-dressing -- Drama | Husbands -- Drama | Man-woman relationships -- Drama | Secrecy -- DramaGenre/Form: Feature films. | Fiction films. | Film adaptations. | Foreign films -- France. | Thrillers (Motion pictures)DDC classification: 791.43/72 LOC classification: PN1997.2 | .N39 2016Production credits: Director of photography, Pascal Marti ; editing, Laure Gardette ; music, Philippe Rombi.Cast: Romain Duris, Anaïs Demoustier, Raphaël Personnaz, Isild Le Besco, Aurore Clément, Jean-Claude Bolle-Reddat.Summary: Francois Ozon's psychological drama about Claire, a young woman whose closest friend since childhood, Lea, passes away, leaving behind a husband named David and a newborn baby. One day Claire drops by David's house unexpectedly, and finds him feeding his baby with a bottle while dressed in his dead wife's clothes. He explains that Lea was aware of his predilection, and his relief that he's able to share his secret with someone moves both of them to create a female persona for him named Virginia. As David begins to identify more strongly as Virginia, this leads to confusing and conflicting feelings in Claire, and causes a rift between her and her husband.
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Adapted from "The new girlfriend" by Ruth Rendell.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2014.

Special features: Behind-the-scenes "Making of"; 10 bonus deleted scenes; 2015 theatrical trailer.

Title from container; copyright date from disc.

Director of photography, Pascal Marti ; editing, Laure Gardette ; music, Philippe Rombi.

Romain Duris, Anaïs Demoustier, Raphaël Personnaz, Isild Le Besco, Aurore Clément, Jean-Claude Bolle-Reddat.

Francois Ozon's psychological drama about Claire, a young woman whose closest friend since childhood, Lea, passes away, leaving behind a husband named David and a newborn baby. One day Claire drops by David's house unexpectedly, and finds him feeding his baby with a bottle while dressed in his dead wife's clothes. He explains that Lea was aware of his predilection, and his relief that he's able to share his secret with someone moves both of them to create a female persona for him named Virginia. As David begins to identify more strongly as Virginia, this leads to confusing and conflicting feelings in Claire, and causes a rift between her and her husband.

MPAA rating : R

DVD; NTSC, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.

In French with optional English subtitles.

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