• Director

    François Truffaut

  • With

    François Truffaut, Nathalie Baye, Jean Dasté, Patrick Maléon

  • France 1978. 94min

  • Digital

  • Certificate


  • English subtitles

Inspired by two short stories by Henry James, this centres on an obituarist (Truffaut) working for a provincial newspaper in the years after WWI; when he’s befriended by a young woman (Baye), she discovers he’s profoundly devoted to his late wife. A sombre, sensitive film about attitudes to death and the dead, this is another imaginative exploration of destructive obsession.