Cine-real presents: Contempt (Le Mépris)

103 mins

Paul, an aspiring playwright, finds himself caught between the director and the producer, on a movie adaptation of Homer’s Odyssey. When Paul finds himself swayed by the power of the producer’s money, he finds his wife Camille begins to regard him with increasing contempt.

Please note that this print is a little faded. Because it's a glorious original and you're watching cinema history.

Ciné-Real is one of the only film clubs in the UK to exclusively play films from original 16mm prints. They are a non-profit organisation which aims to unite film makers and enthusiasts in their appreciation of classic film.

Brigitte Bardot, Michel Piccoli, Jack Palance, Giorgia Moll, Fritz Lang
Jean-Luc Godard