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Un Coeur en Hiver (1992)
"Un coeur en hiver" (original title)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  4 June 1993 (USA)
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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.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Stéphane
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Camille
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Maxime
Élisabeth 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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$1,666,511 (USA)
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Emmanuelle Béart actually learned how to play the violin for the part. See more »

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

Soundtracks

Serenade, Op 3 No 5.
Written by Joseph Haydn
(Music played by the music box]
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A True Masterpiece
20 April 2003 | by (Sleepless in Norfolk, dreaming of Paris) – See all my reviews

Marvelous actors. Wonderful music. Subtle dialogues. A true masterpiece with 2 (may be 3 with Andre Dussolier) outstanding performances by Emmanuelle Beart et Daniel Auteuil. Finally a credible analysis of love - meaning not the stupid usual fare from Hollywood - with all its meanders, its non-linearities.

Part of my all times top 10 list.

Note : you need to watch it at least 3 times to grasp all the subtleties, the finesse of the dialogues. Also as so often the case with French movies the ending is open to the viewer's interpretation which makes the movie that more moving and special.

Note 2 : Fans of Hollywood type action movies please abstain.


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