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Moderato cantabile (1960)

A wealthy and bored woman is witness of a murder in affection and meets another witness. She asks him about the history of the victim and falls in love with him.

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Cast

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Anne Desbarèdes
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Chauvin
Pascale de Boysson ...
Bar's owner
Jean Deschamps ...
M. Desbarèdes
Didier Haudepin ...
Pierre
Colette Régis ...
Miss Giraud
Valeric Dobuzinsky ...
Assassin (as Valéric)
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A wealthy and bored woman is witness of a murder in affection and meets another witness. She asks him about the history of the victim and falls in love with him.

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25 May 1960 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Ame no shinobiai  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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2.35 : 1
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In original release copies the title card read "Moderato contabile", but they were not retired from circulation. See more »

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Referenced in A Woman Is a Woman (1961) See more »

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5 August 2015 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

the atmosphere. the Duras mark. the mark of Peter Brooks. and the performances. a Belmondo who conquest a special status, exploring a role who has the force of nuances. Jeanne Moreau - the same and different. the piano's lessons. and the city. a film about solitude in a honest, cruel manner. slices from Madame Bovary. and the search of sense in the presence of the other. the mixture of temptation and fear, expectation and sin, the form of illusion and the brutal end does it a gem. not only for the artistic virtues but for a special manner to use the novel for the portrait of a small world. a film of music as piece from silhouettes, dialogs and fall. a not real comfortable film. but useful.


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