Polanski Rarity with Sophie Daumier!
French Title: AIMEZ-VOUS LES FEMMES [Do You Like Women?]
also known as TASTE FOR WOMEN
Jean Leon (with Roman Polanski)
starring: Sophie Daumier · Guy Bedos
· Gregoire Aslan · Edwige Feuiller
· Guido Alberti
is the story of gangsters, murder, S&M cabarets, drug trafficking,
poison darts and a cannibal sect - with a taste for women - holding their
ceremonies in the basement of a posh vegetarian restaurant. At the center
of the story is Jérôme Fenwick, a young writer who accidentally
gets swept into the intrigue after finding a dead man in the restroom
of the bistro. This incident - surprisingly - leads him to a beautiful
young woman and her tale of a missing twin sister, brutish gangsters,
more dead bodies and the aforementioned cult of cannibals.
on the popular underground novel by Georges Bardawil, aspiring filmmaker
Roman Polanski was initially signed to direct and write the screenplay.
He finished the script (a wildly original subjective narrative,
concentrating on the rarely used first-person cinematic structure) and
began working on the film. Reportedly, he helmed the beginning and most
of the end before leaving for a major British project, REPULSION,
financed by the same production company.
movie was completed by Jean Leon, the man who had worked as assistant
director for numerous Alain Resnais films, including Hiroshima Mon
Amour (1959) and Last Year At Marienbad
(1961). The press agent for this movie was Gerard
Brach. Mr Polanski recruited him to be the film's dialogue writer. The
two men would work together for the next 50 years, from the aforementioned
REPULSION until his death from lung cancer in 2006.
Mr Brach was often listed as co-writer with Polanski, but he received
total writing credit for Roman's FEARLESS
A French film
with optional ON/OFF English subtitles; widescreen format 16:9,
(89 minutes), extras include early Roman Polanski theatrical trailers.
DVD encoded for All Region NTSC World Format.
Theme/Graphic Violence/Sexual Brutality/Semi-Nudity
for Mature Audiences Only