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A Tale of Winter (1992)
"Conte d'hiver" (original title)

 |  Drama  |  29 January 1992 (France)
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Felicie and Charles have a serious if whirlwind holiday romance. Due to a mix-up on addresses they lose contact, and five years later at Christmas-time Felicie is living with her mother in ... See full summary »

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Charles
Michel Voletti ...
Maxence (as Michael Voletti)
Hervé Furic ...
Loïc
Ava Loraschi ...
Elise
Christiane Desbois ...
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Rosette ...
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Jean-Luc Revol ...
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Haydée Caillot ...
Jean-Claude Biette ...
Quentin
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Dora
Claudine Paringaux ...
Customer
Roger Dumas ...
Danièle Lebrun ...
Diane Lepvrier ...
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Felicie and Charles have a serious if whirlwind holiday romance. Due to a mix-up on addresses they lose contact, and five years later at Christmas-time Felicie is living with her mother in a cold Paris with a daughter as a reminder of that long-ago summer. For male companionship she oscillates between hairdresser Maxence and the intellectual Loic, but seems unable to commit to either as the memory of Charles and what might have been hangs over everything. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Felicie: For me the dream was reality. An absent reality.
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OH MY GAWD!
27 February 2000 | by (liverpool) – See all my reviews

I have seen a lot of Rohmer, but this is the best of the lot. As opposed to the way hollywood would have made this film, where the outcome would be more obvious as time passed, this gets more uncertain throughout. the interminable wanderings and sulkings of the lead character create an almost unbearable emotional tension, which makes the impact of the end even more astonishing. watch this film as soon as possible, and then compel your mates to see it. if they arnt touched, they live in an emotional vacuum.


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