The Romance of Astrea & Celadon
Les Amours D'astree et Celadon
Dir. Eric Rohmer
Italy-Spain 2007 | Colour | 104 mins | Cert 12 | Drama
Cast: Andy Gillet, Stéphanie Crayencour, Cécile Cassel
Eric Rohmer's final film is an extraordinary pastoral fantasy set in fifth Century Gaul, based on a novel by Honoré d'Urfé. When the shepherd Céladon is mistakenly accused of infidelity and abandoned by his beloved, the beautiful Astrea, he throws himself into a river in despair. A remorseful Astrea is consumed by grief, little knowing that Céladon was actually rescued and nursed back to health by a nymph and her cohorts. But Céladon promised Astrea he would stay away from her forever - how can he reunite with his love without disobeying her?
Available on: DVD
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