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A Story of Water (1961)

Une histoire d'eau (original title)
A young woman is going to Paris by bus, but when she steps out of her house she discovers that her garden and the whole village is flooded with water. With a boat and a bike she succeeds to... See full summary »
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A young woman is going to Paris by bus, but when she steps out of her house she discovers that her garden and the whole village is flooded with water. With a boat and a bike she succeeds to reach a dry spot in the village. There a young man in a car offers her a lift. They drive around in circles, trying to find a way out of the area, but all ways are blocked by the water. Concurrently with the ever rising water the emotions within the two young people also start rising. At last they find their way out of the flooded area. When they reach Paris and the young woman looks up at the Eiffel Tower, she knows that she is going to spend the night with this man. Written by Maths Jesperson {maths.jesperson@bredband.net}

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Jean Giraudoux (1882 -1944) was a French novelist and playwright. See more »

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Frivolity in the flood
11 August 2000 | by (England) – See all my reviews

This short film follows a woman's trip to Paris through a vast flooded area. On the way she meets a man who teases her. The story is narrated by the woman most of the time. I liked the end credits where the woman just narrated the credits, as if to say this is nothing really.


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