Maîtresse (Mistress)

Presented by Cleveland Institute of Art and The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque at The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque, Cleveland OH

Oct 01 2022
Maîtresse (Mistress)

This early feature by the director of Barfly, Reversal of Fortune, and Single White Female stars a young Gérard Depardieu as a naïve French man who accidentally becomes romantically involved with a Parisian dominatrix (Bulle Ogier).

France, 1976, Barbet Schroeder

Originally banned in England because of its BDSM scenes (and rated X in the U.S.) and “Wickedly funny.” –Time Out Film Guide. No one under 18 admitted! Subtitles. DCP. 112 min.


General admission $11; members, CIA & CSU I.D.holders, and those age 25 & under $8.

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  • Oct 1, 2022 at 08:55 pm - 10:50 pm (Sat)
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