In a village in the Southwest of France, 1962. Maite and Francois are 18 years old. They are friends, not lovers. In Francois's classroom, there are Serge, whose brother has just married to try to escape from the war in Algeria, and Henri, a pied-noir (Algerian-born Frenchman). Francois and Serge will have a homosexual relationship, but Serge wants to marry his brother's wife... Written by
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One of the songs featured at the party which Maïté and François go to after the movie is "Barbara Ann" by The Beach Boys
, which was recorded and released in the fall of 1965, a full three years after the 1962 time setting for this movie. See more
Tonight I'm talking into thin air. You're not listening. Let's just stop.
I'm sorry. It's this morning's news. They gave Salan life imprisonment. You don't care? He wanted to save us, and he was crushed and humiliated.
Get some sleep, Mariani. You need it. We'll try again tomorrow.
Tell me what you think. I need to know.
I don't know what I think. But I understand your anger.
References Through a Glass Darkly
Wo die Zitronen blüh'n (When the Lemontrees Blossom Again)
by Johann Strauß See more