In pre-WWI Paris, two friends, Jules (Austrian) and Jim (French), fall in love with the same woman, Catherine. But Catherine loves and marries Jules. When they meet again in Germany after the war, Catherine starts to love Jim - This is the story of three people in love, a love that doesn't affect their friendship, and about how their relationship evolves with the years.
A Hymn to Life and Love
Did You Know?
When Jim first visits Jules' home in Austria, Catherine shows him a picture of Jules costumed as Mozart. Oskar Werner
, the actor who plays Jules, also portrayed Mozart in an earlier film. See more
When Jim recites La Marseillaise, the sound doesn't quite match up to the way that his lips are moving. See more
Listen, Gilberte. If Catherine decides she wants something and thinks no one will be hurt - - though she could be wrong, of course - - she does it for her own pleasure and to learn from the experience. She hopes this way to attain wisdom one day.
That could take a long time.
Don't be mean.
I'm not being mean. I'm jealous.
Written by Serge Rezvani
Performed by Jeanne Moreau
Played at the guitar by Serge Rezvani See more