La chair de l’orchidée (1975) AKA The Flesh of the Orchid


A disturbed young woman is kept prisoner in a castle by her aunt for her money. The game-keeper, her guardian, tries to rape her but she escapes. In her flight she meets a man also running away, from two killers.

Director: Patrice Chéreau. AKA The Flesh of the Orchid
Writers: James Hadley Chase (based on the novel by), Jean-Claude Carrière & Patrice Chéreau (adaptation).
Stars: Charlotte Rampling, Bruno Cremer, Edwige Feuillère, Simone Signoret, Alida Valli, Hans Christian Blech, François Simon, Hugues Quester, Rémy Germain, Roland Bertin, Marcel Imhoff, Pierre Asso, Marie-Louise Ebeli, Ève Francis, Luigi Zerbinati, Jenny Clève.


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One Comment

  1. Tveitt Irgens
    September 2, 2021

    Very good! I had never heard of this film version, but it’s much more rewarding than the book, I think. Great camera work and fine photography. I’m amazed at the image quality. This is quite a treat.

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