A musical drawing room farce set in Paris in October, 1925. Gilberte, in middle-age, flirts with men but loves her husband Georges, wishing he were more demonstrative. He's negotiating a ... See full summary »
Val is 23 years old and full of dreams. She travels to New York to become an actress. She is lonely in a strange country, in a strange city, with little money and no friends. In her path, ... See full summary »
A young woman who is in love with a married doctor becomes dangerous when her attempts to persuade him to leave his wife are unsuccessful. However, when things are seen from his point of view, the real situation becomes clear.
Samuel Le Bihan,
Michèle, 20 years old, feels terrible after having broken up with her boy-friend. She meets Francois, who's a veterinarian and jewish. Michèle decides to convert into Judaism because she ... See full summary »
Sarah tells Paul that she wants out of their marriage; the next day she disappears. A year later and Paul along with their children return to his childhood town to start anew after the loss of his wife and their mother.
The Château d'Anet is a French château near Dreux built for Diane de Poitiers, the mistress of Henry II of France. It was a gift to her from the king and was built on the site of former château at the centre of the lands of Diane's deceased husband, Louis de Brézé, seigneur d'Anet. See more »
This is a nice and quiet movie. There's no explosions or beautiful clothes or perfect people. We don't even see the beauties Paris has to offer. The actors do their job so well that they seem to really belonging there. The characters act on the base of regular people. For example: Frank falls in love with Camille and when he realizes she isn't, he is angry. The law of the first guy the girl sees is the one she would get, doesn't apply here. Don't believe me but that law is well respected in Hollywood cinema.
That's what makes it so comforting, if one can say that about a movie. It's easy to relate to. It's the life of four regular people, trying to get the best out of life. It's the tale of a modern family, people who don't have a family either because they are alone or they don't get along with them, form a community.
A weird comment: I've read the book after I saw the movie, and for me this is new, I like the movie more than I like the book. I never felt so attach to the book as I did to the film.
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