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Un homme et une femme
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Release Date:
12 July 1966 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
A man and a woman meet by accident on a Sunday evening at their childrens' boarding school. Slowly they reveal themselves to each other... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Won 2 Oscars. Another 14 wins & 8 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
A love between a widow and a widower See more (58 total) »

Cast

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Anouk Aimée ... Anne Gauthier

Jean-Louis Trintignant ... Jean-Louis Duroc (as Jean Louis Trintignant)
Pierre Barouh ... Pierre Gautier
Valérie Lagrange ... Valerie Duroc
Antoine Sire ... Antoine Duroc (as Antoine)
Souad Amidou ... Françoise Gauthier (as Souad)
Henri Chemin ... Jean-Louis' Codriver
Yane Barry ... Mistress of Jean-Louis
Paul Le Person ... Garage Man
Simone Paris ... Head Mistress
Gérard Sire ... Announcer

Directed by
Claude Lelouch 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Claude Lelouch  uncredited
Pierre Uytterhoeven 

Produced by
Claude Lelouch .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Francis Lai 
 
Cinematography by
Claude Lelouch 
 
Film Editing by
Claude Barrois 
Claude Lelouch (uncredited)
 
Production Design by
Robert Luchaire 
 
Costume Design by
Richard Marvil 
 
Makeup Department
Jacques Cousty .... hair stylist
Denise Lemoigne .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Roger Fleytoux .... production manager
Pierre Pardon .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Claude Gorsky .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Jean Baronnet .... sound engineer
Michel Fano .... sound engineer
 
Special Effects by
Jean Beylieu .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jean Collomb .... lighting director
Daniel Lacambre .... assistant camera
Patrice Pouget .... lighting director
 
Editorial Department
Marie-Claude Lacambre .... apprentice editor (as Marie-Claude Poyer)
 
Music Department
Yvan Jullien .... orchestrator (as Ivan Julien)
Maurice Vander .... orchestrator
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Un homme et une femme" - France (original title)
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Runtime:
102 min
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Color:
Black and White | Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Argentina:13 | Australia:PG (cable rating) | Australia:M (original rating) | Canada:14+ (Ontario) | Chile:14 | Finland:K-12 | France:U | Japan:G (2009) | Singapore:PG | South Korea:15 (DVD rating) | Sweden:15 | UK:PG | USA:Unrated | West Germany:16

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Trivia:
The magazine Jean-Louis Duroc was reading, as his son drove the Ford Mustang, is the October 29, 1965 issue of Time magazine. The picture on the cover was that of Bill Moyers, with the heading of " The Young Man Next To The President".See more »
Quotes:
Jean-Louis Duroc:Some Sundays start well and end badly. It's hard to believe- It's crazy to refuse happiness. If I had to go through this again, What would I do? Is there anything else I could do? To see her for months on end as a pal. What happens? You end up being pals, maybe. She wired, 'I love you.' Admit it boy, you just don't understand women.See more »
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Soundtrack:
Samba SaravahSee more »

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4 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
A love between a widow and a widower, 8 April 2004
Author: esteban hernandez from Italy

Sometimes you do not need to hear anyone in order to understand what he/she is saying, and this is the merit of this Claude Lelouch's film. The main actress and actor, i.e. Anouk Aimée and Jean Louis Trintignant, respectively, were able to act in a way that feelings, desires, sadness well were expressed by both without the need of spoken dialogues. The plot is quite simple, but the merit again is here the way to make it coherent. Another interesting characteristic was the successful use of nice soundtrack in several scenes. Similarly the story of each were said with several mute scenes. According to Lelouch the film gained its intensity because of its fast way of realization. It was made in less than three months, and the scenes were taken in three weeks keeping all actors and actresses working tense. Lelouch never expected to have the success and awards the film had and obtained.

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