Bilitis (film)  

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Bilitis (film) is a 1977 softcore film directed by David Hamilton. Screen writing credits include Catherine Breillat. The story is after a Pierre Louÿs's Songs of Bilitis, a collection of poetry. Music was by Francis Lai. Patti D'Arbanville stars as Bilitis, Mathieu Carrière as Mikias.

Plot Outline: A coming of age story centering on the exploits of a young girl during summer vacation.

Synopsis

Although Bilitis can be best described as a coming of age film, the title character, Bilitis, ends up returning to school at the end of the film realizing she is not yet ready for adulthood.

Style

The film is shot in the same soft focus style that is common of David Hamilton's photography and his other films.




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