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The Woman Next Door ()

La femme d'à côté (original title)
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Two ex-lovers wind up living next door to each other with their respective spouses. Forbidden passions ensue.

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Bernard Coudray
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Mathilde Bauchard
Henri Garcin ...
Philippe Bauchard
Michèle Baumgartner ...
Arlette Coudray
Roger Van Hool ...
Roland Duguet
Véronique Silver ...
Madame Odile Jouve
Philippe Morier-Genoud ...
Doctor
Nicole Vauthier
Muriel Combe
Olivier Becquaert ...
Thomas Coudray
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Catherine Crassac ...
Woman in the Hotel's Staircase (uncredited)
Jacques Preisach ...
Man in the Hotel's Staircase (uncredited)
Roland Thénot ...
Estate Agent (uncredited)

Directed by

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François Truffaut

Written by

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François Truffaut ... (original scenario) &
Suzanne Schiffman ... (original scenario) and
Jean Aurel ... (original scenario)

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François Truffaut ... producer

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Georges Delerue

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William Lubtchansky

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Martine Barraqué

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Marie-Aimée Debril ... assistant editor
Catherine Drzymalkowski ... assistant editor

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Jean-Pierre Kohut-Svelko

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Michèle Cerf

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Catherine Crassac ... hair stylist
Thi-Loan Nguyen ... makeup artist (as Thi Loan N'Guyen)

Production Management

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Armand Barbault ... production manager
Roland Thénot ... unit manager

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Gilles Loutfi ... second assistant director
Suzanne Schiffman ... assistant director
Alain Tasma ... second assistant director

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Pierre Gompertz ... assistant decorator
Jacques Preisach ... property master

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Daniel Couteau ... sound effects
Michel Laurent ... sound
Jacques Maumont ... sound
Michel Mellier ... sound assistant

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André Atellian ... grip
Barcha Bauer ... assistant camera
Robert Beulens ... electrician
Caroline Champetier ... camera operator
Emmanuel Demorgon ... electrician
Michel Gentils ... grip
Patrick Lemaire ... electrician
Alain Venisse ... still photographer

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Malika Brahim ... wardrober

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Georges Delerue ... conductor (uncredited)

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Anny Bartanowski ... production secretary
Josiane Couëdel ... production secretary
Françoise Heberle ... assistant manager
Jean-François Lentretien ... production administrator
Simon Mizrahi ... press attache
Christine Pellé ... script supervisor
Jacques Vidal ... assistant manager
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Plot Summary

Madame Jouve, the narrator, tells the tragedy of Bernard and Mathilde. Bernard was living happily with his wife Arlette and his son Thomas. One day, a couple, Philippe and Mathilde Bauchard, moves into the next house. This is the accidental reunion of Bernard and Mathilde, who had a passionate love affair years ago. The relationship revives... A somber study of human feelings. Written by Yepok

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Also Known As
  • The Woman Next Door (United States)
  • The Woman Next Door (United Kingdom)
  • La mujer de al lado (Spain)
  • I gynaika tis diplanis portas (Greece)
  • Soseda (Slovenia)
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  • 106 min
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Trivia François Truffaut decided to write the script of this movie when he saw 'Gerard Depardieu' and Fanny Ardant sit side-by-side at the Cesar's night. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Time Bandits, The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper, The Woman Next Door, Man of Iron (1981). See more »
Quotes [last lines]
Madame Odile Jouve: I suspect that Mathilde and Bernard won't be buried together. if I had to select an epitaph for them it would be, "Neither with you, nor without you.", but I doubt whether I'll be asked.
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