Conte d'automne

Film, Comedy
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Rohmer's cinema is unmistakable, dedicated as it is to the art of conversation and the rules of attraction. Still, it's a pleasant surprise to see your quintessential Rohmerian nubile young heroine upstaged here by two formidable women 'of a certain age'. Magali (Romand) is a lonely wine maker whose two best friends are Isabelle (Rivière) and her son's girlfriend Rosine (Portal). The latter wants to fix Megali up with her professor (her own blatantly unsuited ex), while Isabelle secretly places a lonely hearts ad, then auditions the likeliest candidate while masquerading as her friend. It's a leisurely comedy, to be sure, but immensely charming. One to savour.

By: TCh

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Duration: 111 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Eric Rohmer
Screenwriter: Eric Rohmer
Cast: Alain Libolt
Stéphane Darmon
Didier Sandre
Alexia Portal
Mathieu Davette
Aurélia Alcaïs
Marie Rivière
Béatrice Romand
Yves Alcaïs
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