6.5/10
88
1 user

Sincerely Charlotte (1985)

Signé Charlotte (original title)
The flighty Charlotte is angry with her lover Bernard. She goes to his flat and soon leaves, distraught, turning up at the studio of Mathieu, her one-time lover. He's now with Christine, ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(scenario, adaptation and dialogue), (scenario, adaptation and dialogue) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Loulou (1980)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Maurice Pialat's portrait of contemporary France mocks prosperity as a substitute for social and sexual revolution. Nelly abandons her bourgeois friends and a steady relationship for the ... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Pialat
Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Gérard Depardieu, Guy Marchand
Entre Nous (1983)
Biography | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

In 1942 in occupied France, a Jewish refugee marries a soldier to escape deportation to Germany. Meanwhile a wealthy art student loses her first husband to a stray Resistance bullet; at the... See full summary »

Director: Diane Kurys
Stars: Miou-Miou, Isabelle Huppert, Guy Marchand
The Lacemaker (1977)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Beatrice is a very reserved and quiet young woman. Her friend Marylene is left by her lover and brings her to Cabourg (Normandy) for a few days' vacation. There, Beatrice, an apprentice ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Goretta
Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Yves Beneyton, Florence Giorgetti
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

On a movie set, in a factory, and at a hotel, Godard explores the nature of work, love and film making. While Solidarity takes on the Polish government, a Polish film director, Jerzy, is ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Luc Godard
Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Hanna Schygulla, Michel Piccoli
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A young girl from the provinces, comes to Paris with one goal: to become a part of the rich bourgeoisie. To achieve this she will use her unique beauty and charm.

Director: Mauro Bolognini
Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Gian Maria Volontè, Bruno Ganz
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A mature lady approaches a young actor and offers him a great amount of money to get acquainted with her lonely daughter, who suffers of an incurable illness. Eventually a true romance ... See full summary »

Director: Benoît Jacquot
Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Dominique Sanda, Michele Placido
Sac de noeuds (1985)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

After the death of her little boy,Anita wants to take her own life.

Director: Josiane Balasko
Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Josiane Balasko, Farid Chopel
Cactus (1986)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A woman who injured her eyes in car accident and a young blind man fall for each other. Is sight the only way to see the world?

Director: Paul Cox
Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Robert Menzies, Norman Kaye
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Melanie enjoys flirting and having little affairs. Her husband Victor seems to bear her antics with utmost calm and nonchalance. This impression turns out to be wrong, very wrong indeed.

Director: Michel Deville
Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Sandrine Kljajic
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Frederique (Huppert) leaves her family's small-town trout farm to embark on an journey taking her to Japan and into the arms of a man. Irritations concerning her actions and present state ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Losey
Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Jacques Spiesser, Jeanne Moreau
La garce (1984)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Director: Christine Pascal
Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Richard Berry, Vittorio Mezzogiorno
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

This erotic drama about the incestuous relationship of a mother and daughter is based on the autobiography of Italian theater actress Piera Degli Esposti.

Director: Marco Ferreri
Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Hanna Schygulla, Marcello Mastroianni
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Charlotte
...
Mathieu
Christine Pascal ...
Christine
Roland Blanche ...
Le représentant
Nicolas Wostrikoff ...
Freddy
Josine Comellas ...
Jacqueline
Michel Fortin ...
Un inspecteur
Bérangère Gros ...
Marie-Cécile
Eduardo Manet ...
Emilio
Tina Sportolaro ...
Infirmière Chinon
Jean-Michel Ribes ...
Roger
Luc Béraud ...
Interne Chinon
...
Le préposé PTT soupçonneux
Frédéric Bourboulon ...
Un ouvrier
François Borysse ...
Patron bistrot
Edit

Storyline

The flighty Charlotte is angry with her lover Bernard. She goes to his flat and soon leaves, distraught, turning up at the studio of Mathieu, her one-time lover. He's now with Christine, whom he intends to marry, and her son Freddy. Charlotte tells Mathieu that Bernard is dead, mysteriously, and she doesn't want the police questioning her. He decides to help her, hiding her until he can get some money. Then he resolves to get her to Spain himself. Christine resigns herself. In flight, Charlotte and Mathieu's love affair rekindles, Charlotte calls Christine for more money, and, near the Spanish border, the three (plus Freddy) meet again. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

female nudity | See All (1) »

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

18 July 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sincerely Charlotte  »

Box Office

Gross:

$372,639 (USA)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Souvenirs Chiffonnés
Music by Philippe Sarde
Lyrics by Caroline Huppert
Sung by Isabelle Huppert
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

aka Sincerely Charlotte
7 September 2001 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

Caroline Huppert cowrote and directed this vehicle for her sister, Isabelle, the tale of one of those infuriating amoral child-women who are always in trouble and men are always suckers for. Isabelle begins as a disco-nightclub singer styled as a cross between early Madonna and Peter Pan, where she sings Souvenirs Chiffonnes, with lyrics by Caroline and music by Phillippe Sardre. This awful pop ditty is slowed down to provide the melancholy romantic theme of the film. The clue that director Huppert doesn't intend the narrative to be taken too seriously is in actress Huppert's apparent fortune in escaping police capture for the mysterious death of her lover, and her natural screen empathy which makes her an unlikely femme fatale, despite the Rashomon-style interpretations of the killing. Director Huppert may be attempting a chase similar to Bonnie and Clyde, with former boyf Niels Arestrup as her Clyde, but at one point Isabelle Huppert cracks "You better be careful. You're travelling with public enemy number 1". The screenplay by director Huppert, Luc Beraud and Joelle Goron provides a triangle as Arestrup is engaged to Christine Pascal and has a son, but what is more interesting than the standard return of the old girlf to create obstacles, is the way Pascal is presented. Maybe because she is French, this woman's reaction to a possible threat is rational and pleasingly non-hysterical though still staking a claim for her man, the dynamic perfectly realised when Pascal meets with Huppert. I like the way director Huppert uses broken glass in slow motion for a car crash, a cut from actress Huppert in frantic closeup to a radiant child in closeup, and the 180 degree pan of police cars from Huppert and Arestrup's point of view back to the where they no longer are.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Sincerely Charlotte (1985) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?