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Lessons in Love (1962)

Éducation sentimentale (original title)
Frédéric, a shy small-town man, falls in love with Anne, a middle class woman married to Didier, who cheats on her with top model Barbara. Catherine, a very determined woman, is secretly in... See full summary »

Director:

Alexandre Astruc

Writers:

Gustave Flaubert (based on his novel "L'Éducation sentimental"), Roland Laudenbach | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Jean-Claude Brialy ... Frédéric Moreau
Marie-José Nat ... Anne Arnoux
Dawn Addams ... Catherine Dambreuse
Nicolas Vogel Nicolas Vogel
Carla Marlier ... Barbara
Michel Auclair ... Didier Arnoux
Pierre Dudan Pierre Dudan ... Charles Dambreuse
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Frédéric, a shy small-town man, falls in love with Anne, a middle class woman married to Didier, who cheats on her with top model Barbara. Catherine, a very determined woman, is secretly in love with Frédéric and in order to keep him away from Anne, pushes him into Barbara's arms. After a while, she gives herself to him. On the other hand, Didier is forced to leave the country due to a swindle. Anne decides to follow him but, before leaving, she exchanges a last kiss with Frédéric. Catherine understands she has lost the game. Frédéric remains by himself. Written by Guy Bellinger

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Country:

France | Italy

Language:

French

Release Date:

2 May 1962 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

L'educazione sentimentale See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Italian censorship visa # 37143 dated April 13th 1962 See more »

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Referenced in Les échos du cinéma: Episode #1.53 (1961) See more »

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14 March 2013 | by dbdumonteilSee all my reviews

Alexandre Astruc ditches his former "camera pen " style which spawned memorable efforts such as D'Aurevilly's "Le Rideau Cramoisi" and Maupassant's "Une Vie" . "Education Sentimentale" finds the director succumbing to the Nouvelle Vague vices :hollow characters, loose screenplay ,"deep" "serious" "meaningful " conversations,self-centered persons who do not even realize there is a world outside.

Freely adapted from Gustave Flaubert ,Astruc -who brilliantly succeeded in adapting Maupassant - made the same mistake as Vadim filming "Les Liaisons Dangereuses" :transposing a work from another century to his era .In the sixties ,a story which was absorbing one hundred years before may become banal ,as common as any (platonic or not)adulterous relations .

Well acted by Brialy,Auclair and Nat,but it is not enough ;it's boring.


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