Rent Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne on DVD

Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne

1945 Rated NR 1hr 26m

Based on a story by Denis Diderot, this intricate French import follows the cruel machinations of moneyed socialite Hélène (María Casares), who sets out to destroy her shallow ex-lover Jean (Paul Bernard) after he admits to losing interest in her. Fueled by vengeance, Hélène orchestrates a wicked scheme to trick Jean into wedding a prostitute (Elina Labourdette). French auteur Jean Cocteau contributed to the film's lyrical dialogue.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

French: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; still gallery; essays by François Truffaut and David Thomson.