Flesh of the Orchid (Le Chair de L’Orchide) (1975): Patrice Chereau’s Drama Starring Charlotte Rampling

In Patrice Chéreau’s drama, The Flesh of the Orchid, a disturbed young woman (played by Charlotte Ramling) is kept prisoner in a castle by her aunt (vet Edwige Feuillere) for her money.

The game-keeper, her guardian, tries to rape her, but manages to she escape.

In her flight she meets a man also running away, from two killers.

Written by James Hadley Chase, Jean-Claude Carrière, Patrice Chéreau

Directed by Patrice Chéreau


Charlotte Rampling, Bruno Cremer, Edwige Feuillère.