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Un Coeur en Hiver (1992)

Un coeur en hiver (original title)
Beautiful violin virtuoso Camille has two obsessions: the music of Ravel, and a friend of her husband's who crafts violins. But his heart seems to be as cold as her playing is passionate.

Director:

Claude Sautet

Writers:

Claude Sautet (scenario and dialogue), Jacques Fieschi (scenario and dialogue) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Daniel Auteuil ... Stéphane
Emmanuelle Béart ... Camille
André Dussollier ... Maxime
Elizabeth Bourgine ... Hélène
Brigitte Catillon Brigitte Catillon ... Régine
Myriam Boyer Myriam Boyer ... Mme. Amet
Jean-Claude Bouillaud Jean-Claude Bouillaud
Stanislas Carré de Malberg ... Brice
Dominique De Williencourt Dominique De Williencourt ... Christophe
Jeffrey Grice Jeffrey Grice
Luben Yordanoff Luben Yordanoff
Nanou Garcia Nanou Garcia
François Domange François Domange
Van Doude
Jacques Villa Jacques Villa
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Beautiful violin virtuoso Camille has two obsessions: the music of Ravel, and a friend of her husband's who crafts violins. But his heart seems to be as cold as her playing is passionate. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

4 June 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Un Coeur en Hiver See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$1,666,511
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Emmanuelle Béart learned to play the violin for the part. See more »

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Soundtracks

Musique extraite des Sonates et Trio
de Maurice Ravel
Durand S.A. Editions Musicales et A.R.I.M.A. Ltd
Direction musicale Philippe Sarde
Enregistrée aux Studios Guillaume Tell par Jean-Jacques Kantorow, Howard Shelley,
Keith Harvey
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A great movie! (9/10)
1 November 2002 | by riccardo72See all my reviews

If you are after car chasings and unreal fight/action scenes, don't even consider reading further and even less watching this movie.

This movie is about human psychology and love. These characters are tormented by a feeling of inadequacy, by strong unresolved love, and deep affection. It's a modern greek tragedy. It reminds us of the real human nature, unlinear, never simple. Forget the white/black type of hollywood movies. The real world is not like that. We are not just good, we are not just bad, we can be strong and weak at the same time. This movie manages to remind us this in the context of a difficult love story accompanied by one of the most beautiful scores ever.

The whole movie seems to have been written and built around this sad, unusual and beautiful music by Ravel (piano sonata for trio).

If you are an intelligent person you'll love the poetry and soft touch of this movie.


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