R | | Biography, Drama, Romance
Young, wild poet Arthur Rimbaud and his mentor Paul Verlaine engage in a fierce, forbidden romance while feeling the effects of a hellish artistic lifestyle.
The film was issued on VHS after the box-office success of Romeo + Juliet (1996) and Titanic (1997): this release prominently and misleadingly featured a shot of Leonardo DiCaprio and Romane Bohringer on its cover, apparently to give the impression of a romantic relationship between the two (the film is in fact about his affair with her husband).
Sometimes he speaks in a kind of tender dialect of the death which causes repentence, of the unhappy men who certainly exist, of painful tasks and heartrending departures. In the hovels where we got drunk he wept looking at those who surrounded us, ...
In the Café Andre where the adult Isabelle Rimbaud meets with Paul Verlaine, the typeface on the window is clearly in Helvetica, a typeface that was not created until 1954.
$131,269 5 November 1995