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A young woman kills herself, leaving no explanation to her grief-stricken pawnbroker husband. We learn in flashback about how they met, married, and how she failed to adapt her lifestyle to... See more »

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Elle
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Luc, son mari
Jeanne Lobre ...
Anna, la bonne
Claude Ollier ...
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Jacques Kébadian ...
Le dragueur
Gilles Sandier ...
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Dorothée Blanck ...
L'infirmière (as Dorothée Blank)

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Robert Bresson

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Fyodor Dostoevsky ... (from the short story by)
 
Robert Bresson ... (adaptation) (uncredited)

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Mag Bodard ... producer

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Jean Wiener

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Ghislain Cloquet

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Raymond Lamy

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Pierre Charbonnier

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Urbain Loiseau ... sound

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A young woman kills herself, leaving no explanation to her grief-stricken pawnbroker husband. We learn in flashback about how they met, married, and how she failed to adapt her lifestyle to his. Disgusted with his attempts to dominate her, she considered murdering him, but found herself unable to do it... Written by Michael Brooke

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Also Known As
  • A Gentle Woman (World-wide, English title)
  • A Gentle Creature
  • Così bella così dolce (Italy)
  • Suloinen nainen (Finland)
  • Barnebruden (Denmark)
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Trivia Robert Bresson chose Dominique Sanda just as a result of her first voice call. See more »
Goofs (at about 18 minutes) Guy and Dominique swap places in their cinema seats before they are actually seen to do so in the final shot of that scene. See more »
Movie Connections Features The Diary of an Innocent Boy (1968). See more »

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