94 minutes

A heartbroken doctor and an aimless drifter meet by chance on the streets of Biarritz and start a doomed love affair. Highly stylized melodrama whose abrupt tone and loving subversion of genre rules make up for a bumpy yet absorbing ride.

Starring Catherine Deneuve, Patrick Dewaere; Étienne Chicot, Sabine Haudepin; with the participation of Dominique Lavanant; and with Josiane Balasko; François Perrot.
Directed by André Téchiné; written by Mr. Téchiné and Gilles Taurand; music by Philippe Sarde; director of photography (Eclair, Panavision), Bruno Nuytten; production designer, Jean-Pierre Kohut-Svelko; costume designer, Christian Gasc; film editor, Claudine Merlin.
An Alain Sarde presentation of a Sara Films/Films A2 production. (Original French distributor, Parafrance Films. World sales, Studiocanal.)
Screened: DVD, Lisbon, October 26th 2010. 


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