When Nelly, a woman being just divorced, meets by chance M. Arnaud, a mature salesman just retired, begins a strange and special relationship between the two personalities.

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When Nelly, a woman being just divorced, meets by chance M. Arnaud, a mature salesman just retired, begins a strange and special relationship between the two personalities. Written by Volker Boehm

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21 June 1996 (USA)  »

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$937,000 (USA) (12 July 1996)

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$858,345 (USA) (23 August 1996)
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[To Nelly as a sommelier pours her wine at a fancy restaurant]
Arnaud: It's older than you.
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A gorgeous young woman, an older man's respectful desire...
13 August 2000 | by (Santa Monica, CA) – See all my reviews

What a beautiful, tender film...melancholy in tone, with an underlying sense of passion! I was so moved by it I was inspired to write a poem . There might be those (militant feminists, perhaps) who would object to the theme of an older man yearning (but discreetly) for a beautiful much younger woman...but I found it not only true to life, but humanly evocative. What a genius for film-making...Claude Sautet..("Un Coeur En Hiver" his masterpiece, in my opinion). He will be sadly missed. Thank you and farewell, M.Sautet.


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