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Les ailes de la colombe (1981)

A mature lady approaches a young actor and offers him a great amount of money to get acquainted with her lonely daughter, who suffers of an incurable illness. Eventually a true romance ... See full summary »

Director:

Benoît Jacquot

Writers:

Benoît Jacquot (scenario), Henry James (based on "The Wings of the Dove" by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Isabelle Huppert ... Marie
Dominique Sanda ... Catherine Croy
Michele Placido ... Sandro
Loleh Bellon Loleh Bellon ... Suzanne Berger
Françoise Christophe ... La mère de Marc
Gérard Falconetti Gérard Falconetti ... Marc
Veronica Lazar
Paul Le Person Paul Le Person ... Le père de Catherine
Danilo Mattei
Odile Michel Odile Michel ... La soeur de Catherine
Jean Sorel ... Lukirsh
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Storyline

A mature lady approaches a young actor and offers him a great amount of money to get acquainted with her lonely daughter, who suffers of an incurable illness. Eventually a true romance emerges, as mother has secret feelings for the man, while he truly falls in love with the daughter. After the expected death of the daughter, the man leaves in grief rejecting the money, and the mature woman stays in deep loneliness, trying to cope with a double loss.

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

6 May 1981 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

As Asas da Pomba See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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