MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 13,940 this week

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

 -  Drama | Romance  -  4 June 1993 (USA)
7.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.7/10 from 6,325 users  
Reviews: 57 user | 34 critic

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.

Director:

Writers:

(scenario and dialogue), (scenario and dialogue), 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb: What to Watch - The One I Love

Interview with Charlie McDowell and Mark Duplass


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 37 titles
created 14 Aug 2011
 
a list of 29 titles
created 01 Oct 2011
 
a list of 31 titles
created 21 Dec 2012
 
a list of 40 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 28 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Un Coeur en Hiver (1992)

Un Coeur en Hiver (1992) on IMDb 7.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Un Coeur en Hiver.
Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 15 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Martial's mother owns a chain of supermarkets. He had spent some years in a mental hospital because of pervasive indolence. Hoping that an active task may improve his condition, he is sent ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Sautet
Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Sandrine Bonnaire, Jean-Pierre Marielle
Certificate: GP Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Pierre, a successful engineer in building highways has a traffic accident. Being seriously wounded, he is lying waiting for death and remembering his past in flashbacks.

Director: Claude Sautet
Stars: Michel Piccoli, Romy Schneider, Gérard Lartigau
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Wed just as war breaks out, Jeanne hardly gets to know her military husband, Louis, before the debacle of 1940. While waiting for his return from a POW camp, Jeanne journeys through ... See full summary »

Director: Régis Wargnier
Stars: Emmanuelle Béart, Daniel Auteuil, Gabriel Barylli
Biography | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

It's late 17th century. The viola da gamba player Monsieur de Sainte Colombe comes home to find that his wife died while he was away. In his grief he builds a small house in his garden into... See full summary »

Director: Alain Corneau
Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Anne Brochet
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A beautiful but shy shepherdess plots vengeance on the men whose greedy conspiracy to acquire her her father's land caused his death years earlier.

Director: Claude Berri
Stars: Yves Montand, Emmanuelle Béart, Daniel Auteuil
Yi Yi (2000)
Drama | Music | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Each member of a family in Taipei asks hard questions about life's meaning as they live through everyday quandaries. NJ is morose: his brother owes him money, his mother is in a coma, his ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Yang
Stars: Nien-Jen Wu, Elaine Jin, Issei Ogata
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A greedy landowner and his backward nephew conspire to block the only water source for an adjoining property in order to bankrupt the owner and force him to sell.

Director: Claude Berri
Stars: Yves Montand, Gérard Depardieu, Daniel Auteuil
L'Enfer (1994)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Paul, an irritable and stressed-out hotel manager, begins to gradually develop paranoid delusions about his wife's infidelity. As he succumbs to green-eyed jealousy, his life starts to ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol
Stars: Emmanuelle Béart, François Cluzet, Nathalie Cardone
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Three friends face mid-life crises. Paul is a writer who's blocked. François has lost his ideals and practices medicine for the money; his wife grows distant, even hostile. The charming ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Sautet
Stars: Yves Montand, Michel Piccoli, Serge Reggiani
Drama | Fantasy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Weronika lives in Poland. Véronique lives in Paris. They don't know each other. Weronika gets a place in a music school, works hard, but collapses and dies on her first performance. At this... See full summary »

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski
Stars: Irène Jacob, Wladyslaw Kowalski, Halina Gryglaszewska
Rupture(s) (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Director: Christine Citti
Stars: Emmanuelle Béart, Michel Piccoli, Nada Strancar
Mado (1976)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Middle-aged businessman, Simon Léotard finds his future in jeopardy when his partner Julien commits suicide after having accumulated a mass of debts. Simon's unscrupulous business rival ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Sautet
Stars: Michel Piccoli, Ottavia Piccolo, Jacques Dutronc
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Stéphane
...
Camille
...
Maxime
Élisabeth Bourgine ...
Hélène (as Elizabeth Bourgine)
Brigitte Catillon ...
Régine
Myriam Boyer ...
Mme. Amet
Jean-Claude Bouillaud
...
Brice
Dominique De Williencourt ...
Christophe
Jeffrey Grice
Luben Yordanoff
Nanou Garcia
François Domange
Van Doude
Jacques Villa
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

4 June 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Un Coeur en Hiver  »

Box Office

Gross:

$1,666,511 (USA)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

, ,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Emmanuelle Béart actually learned how to play the violin for the part. See more »

Connections

References Malina (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Serenade, Op 3 No 5.
Written by Joseph Haydn
(Music played by the music box]
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

The Violinist-Psychologist not quite in Love
22 February 2002 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

The plot revolves around the 'love triangle' of Camille, Stephan, and Maxine. Camille is a young up and coming concert violinist, and Stephan and Maxine are violin craftsmen. Camille is one of their many clients. The main character of this film, Stephan--played by Daniel Auteuil--is brilliant. He is a good looking and quiet man who knows what he wants and is secure in this: solitude--regardless of the amorous advances of Camille, the beautiful and brilliant young violinist who winds up dating his business partner Maxime, and whom he could seduce very easily. Many people analyzing Stephan's character would immediately say that he is sociopathic, deranged, insecure, or whatever. But Stephan is actually fully in control of his life throughout the whole film. He is not aware of fleeting passions like infatuation because he does not exist outside of passion: He is passion incarnate as he is very in tune with what he wants and is skillful at asserting his desires; so much so that those who encounter him become very jarred. His personna functions as a mirror that reflects other people's neuroses and fears back at them instead of absorbing them into itself and thus becoming poisoned. In this way, he's almost like a freelance mobile psychoanalyst passing through different bistros and concert halls in Paris, and disrupting the otherwise 'normal' relationships of those he encounters. The psychological tension throughout the film is thick from the start, and reaches a point of absolute saturation at its apogee. The viewer cannot help but find himself emotionally invested in the plot. The background score of the film is beautiful.


19 of 21 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
but why? pashazero
Vieillissez vite! colbec
Art and craft colbec
music UV
North American Source for this DVD? joekrupa
DVD extras? justapilgrim
Discuss Un Coeur en Hiver (1992) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?