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Un Coeur en Hiver (1992)

Un coeur en hiver (original title)
Beautiful violin virtuoso Camille has two obsessions: the music of Ravel, and a friend of her husband's who crafts violins. But his heart seems to be as cold as her playing is passionate.

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 15 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

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Stéphane
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Camille
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Maxime
Élizabeth Bourgine ...
Hélène (as Elizabeth Bourgine)
Brigitte Catillon ...
Régine
Myriam Boyer ...
Mme. Amet
Jean-Claude Bouillaud
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Brice
Dominique De Williencourt ...
Christophe
Jeffrey Grice
Luben Yordanoff
Nanou Garcia
François Domange
Van Doude
Jacques Villa
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Beautiful violin virtuoso Camille has two obsessions: the music of Ravel, and a friend of her husband's who crafts violins. But his heart seems to be as cold as her playing is passionate. Written by Anonymous

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4 June 1993 (USA)  »

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$1,666,511 (USA)
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When Stephane, Helene and François are in the movie line, there are posters for Malina (1991) and To Be or Not to Be (1942) in the background. See more »

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Featured in Claude Sautet or the Invisible Magic (2003) See more »

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Musique extraite des Sonates et Trio
de Maurice Ravel
Durand S.A. Editions Musicales et A.R.I.M.A. Ltd
Direction musicale Philippe Sarde
Enregistrée aux Studios Guillaume Tell par Jean-Jacques Kantorow, Howard Shelley,
Keith Harvey
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A great movie! (9/10)
1 November 2002 | by (West Lafayette, IN, USA) – See all my reviews

If you are after car chasings and unreal fight/action scenes, don't even consider reading further and even less watching this movie.

This movie is about human psychology and love. These characters are tormented by a feeling of inadequacy, by strong unresolved love, and deep affection. It's a modern greek tragedy. It reminds us of the real human nature, unlinear, never simple. Forget the white/black type of hollywood movies. The real world is not like that. We are not just good, we are not just bad, we can be strong and weak at the same time. This movie manages to remind us this in the context of a difficult love story accompanied by one of the most beautiful scores ever.

The whole movie seems to have been written and built around this sad, unusual and beautiful music by Ravel (piano sonata for trio).

If you are an intelligent person you'll love the poetry and soft touch of this movie.


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