The forbidden-love story THE DEBUT (1977( was the first full-length feature from pioneering filmmaker Nouchka van Brakel. Following the theme of Stanley Kubrick's LOLITA (1962( and Michael Powell's AGE OF CONSENT (1969(, only this time told from a female perspective, van Brakel's THE DEBUT (1977( tells the delicate story of the impossible love between a teenage girl and a middle-aged married man. Based on the controversial novel by Hester Albach, THE DEBUT is a subversive comedy-drama and the first commercially successful Dutch theatrical film directed by a woman.
Cult Epics presents Nouchka van Brakel's THE DEBUT for the first time on Blu-ray in North America in a new high-definition transfer.
New HD Transfer from original 35mm print
Original LPCM 2.0 Mono track
New DTS-HD MA 2.0 Mono track
Polygon Journal Newsreel (1977), HD
Poster & Photo Gallery
Ltd. Edition Packaging featuring Original & Newly Designed Art
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