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Lola

Lola

Lola

1961 / 90min / DCP

DIRECTOR: JACQUES DEMY

CAST: ANOUK AIMéE, MARC MICHEL, JACQUES HARDEN

Demy’s debut finds Anouk Aimée, playing a cabaret dancer in coastal Nantes, donning one of the most iconic ensembles in all of French New Wave cinema: Lace corset, black tights, and feather boa, capped with a jaunty top hat. Less well-known than Demy’s later musicals, Lola nevertheless has every bit as much cinematic sweep and swoon, shot in stunning black-and-white Franscope by the almighty Raoul Coutard.