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Full Moon in Paris - Les nuits de la pleine lune
One of Eric Rohmer's most renowned films, FULL MOON IN PARIS was originally released in 1984 to universal acclaim. Heralded as "a small masterpiece" and "the very best of Rohmer" by The New York Times, it is the story of…
Love in the Afternoon
Though happily married to his adoring wife Helene (Francoise Verley), with whom he is expecting a second child, the thoroughly bourgeois business executive Frederic (Bernard Verley) cannot banish from his mind the multitude of attractive Parisian women who pass him…
Claire's Knee - Le genou de Claire
"Why would I tie myself to one woman if I were interested in others?" says Jerome (Jean-Claude Brialy), even as he plans on marrying a diplomat's daughter by summer's end. Before then, Jerome spends his July at a lakeside boardinghouse…
My Night at Maud's
In the brilliantly accomplished centerpiece of Rohmer's "Moral Tales" series, Jean-Louis Trintignant plays Jean-Louis, one of the great conflicted figures of sixties cinema. A pious Catholic engineer in his early thirties, he lives by a strict moral code in order…
La Collectionneuse
A bombastic, womanizing art dealer and his painter friend go to a seventeenth-century villa on the Riviera for a relaxing summer getaway. But their idyll is disturbed by the presence of the bohemian Haydee (Haydee Politoff), accused of being a…
The Marquise of O - Die Marquise von O
Eric Rohmer's classic film is set in 1799 during the Russian invasion of Italy. A young widow, The Marquise (Edith Clever) lives with her parents in the fort her father commands. In the midst of battle, the Marquise is abducted…
The Bakery Girl of Monceau
Simple, delicate, and jazzy, the first of the "Moral Tales" shows the stirrings of what would become the Eric Rohmer style: unfussy naturalistic shooting, ironic first-person voice-over, and the image of the "unknowable" woman. A law student (played by producer…
Suzanne's Career
With its ragged black-and-white 16 mm photography and strong sense of 1960s Paris, Rohmer's second "Moral Tale" is a wonderfully evocative portrait of youthful naivete and the complicated bonds of friendship and romance. Bertrand (Philippe Beuzen) bides his time in…