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Le genou de Claire
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21 February 1971 (USA) See more »
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On holiday, a conflicted man lusts after beautiful stepsisters despite his betrothal to a diplomat's daughter. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 8 wins See more »
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a really romantic touch ; very pleasant movie See more (25 total) »

Cast

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Jean-Claude Brialy ... Jerome
Aurora Cornu ... Aurora, the novelist
Béatrice Romand ... Laura
Laurence de Monaghan ... Claire
Michèle Montel ... Madame Walter
Gérard Falconetti ... Gilles

Fabrice Luchini ... Vincent
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sandra Franchina

Directed by
Eric Rohmer 
 
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Eric Rohmer 

Produced by
Pierre Cottrell .... producer
Barbet Schroeder .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Néstor Almendros 
 
Film Editing by
Cécile Decugis 
 
Production Management
Alfred de Graff .... production supervisor
 
Sound Department
Michel Laurent .... sound assistant
Jean-Pierre Ruh .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jean-Claude Gasché .... electrician
Bernard Prim .... still photographer
Jean-Claude Rivière .... assistant camera
Philippe Rousselot .... assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Martine Kalfon .... assistant editor
 
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Louis Balthazard .... machinist
Michel Fleury .... continuity
 
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Also Known As:
"Le genou de Claire" - France (original title)
"Six Moral Tales V: Claire's Knee" - International (English title) (long title)
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105 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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Revealing mistakes: Near the end of the movie, Jerôme and Claire Annecy are going by boat to Annecy but have to seek refuge under a shelter because of a storm. During their conversation, the irregular flow of the watering device used to create the big rain can be clearly heard.See more »
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Jerome:Every woman has her most vulnerable point. For some, it's the nape of the neck, the waist, the hands. For Claire, in that position, in that light, it was her knee.See more »
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Featured in The Son of Gascogne (1995)See more »

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What are the names of all six of Rohmer's moral tales?
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5 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
a really romantic touch ; very pleasant movie, 19 September 1998
Author: marty (framar@worldnet.fr) from paris france

one of the most beautiful movie by Rohmer. when I saw this film for the first time i was in Brasil (Saao Paulo) and the movie was whistled at the end of the performance by the assistance. In fact, I found the movie a little bit ridiculous and native. i reviewed this movie on TV, a few years later, in France, and was then enthusiastic. I've since become a fan of Rohmer and I've seen nearly all of his films.

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