Pierre's wife, Madeleine, is dead, but he still sees her in his dreams. One day, his younger brother, Baptiste, comes back to live with him. A new life is possible, but Eva, Baptiste's wife, comes back and divides the two brothers.
After the death of her mother Marianne, a young cellist discovers that her father had a mistress. In order to find her, she casts aside her boyfriend Étienne. The mistress is a pianist ... See full summary »
adolescent salvation-story marred by self-indulgence
The potentially touching (if far from original) premise of a girl's redemptive love for a "misunderstood" loser is spoiled by straining for effect and overall implausibility. Talented direction of young actors, but an immature view of the human condition that lacks the feeling of sacredness that its Bresson-like references to religion seem to seek. Less would have been more.
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