Private Collections (1979)

06/27/1979 (FR) DramaRomance 1h 43m


Three stories. A solitary sailor falls from his boat and washes ashore on a tropical island. While seeking rescue, he's found by a nearly naked woman who is playful and compliant. He decides to erase his signs of distress and remain on the island. What awaits? In the second, an adolescent searches for the words of a nursery rime he remembers bits of. His journey takes him into dreams, sexual awakening, and Oedipal fantasy. Third, a man of wealth in late-nineteenth century Paris hires a prostitute for the night. She's also cabaret performer and takes him to her room. He fears he's about to be robbed. What's her secret?

  1. Walerian Borowczyk

    Director, Writer

  2. Shūji Terayama

    Director, Screenplay

  3. Just Jaeckin


  4. Rio Kishida


  5. Jean-Michel Ribes


  6. Guy de Maupassant


Top Billed Cast

  1. Roland Blanche

    Roland Blanche

    (segment "L'île aux sirènes")

  2. Marie-Catherine Conti

    Marie-Catherine Conti

    (segment "L'armoire")

  3. Marpessa Dawn

    Marpessa Dawn

    a siren

  4. Laura Gemser

    Laura Gemser

    (segment "L'île aux sirènes")

  5. Jūzō Itami

    Jūzō Itami

    (segment "Kusa-Meikyu")

  6. Hiromi Kawai

    (segment "Kusa-Meikyu")

  7. Yves-Marie Maurin

    Yves-Marie Maurin

    the customer (segment "L'armoire")

  8. Hiroshi Mikami

    Hiroshi Mikami

    (segment "Kusa-Meikyu")

  9. Keiko Niitaka

    Keiko Niitaka

    (segment "Kusa-Meikyu")

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Private Collections

Original Title Collections privées

Status Released

Original Language French

Budget -

Revenue -


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