A French woman

A French woman

A French woman

  Shortly before the outbreak of World War II, fall in love with the beautiful Jeanne (Emmanuelle Béart) and the officer Louis (Daniel Auteuil) shortly after each other and marry. But the happiness of the newly in love is of short duration, for Louis will soon have added to the front, a departure that will come again and again. Desperate and lonely, can the young woman on a passionate affair with another man, which means that the families Jeanne – now a mother of twins – contrary.

When Louis after the end of the war and returns learns the truth, he reacts differently than most men in similar situations, he holds to his wife and is willing to give their love another chance. The two move into the ruins of Berlin to escape the pressures of family, but even here the two are not lucky: Louis Again, is transferred to another country and Jeanne hits the German Mathias (Gabriel Barylli), which will be the love of their lives. When Louis and Jeanne finally pull together to Damascus, Mathias follows the two, because he is not willing to give up his happiness with Jeanne, it cost what it would …

His latest film Man to Man , which opened this year’s Berlinale, the audience and the criticism very badly received, but with a French woman director Régis Wargnier (Indochine) showed his immense talent for opulent melodrama broadsheets from historical background. Despite some weaknesses of the screenplay especially Emmanuelle Béart, convinces, and the locations of events do the rest mean that we look at this film can hardly get enough.

Title: , a French woman Original Title: Une Femme Francaise Country of production: Germany, France, Great Britain Year of production: 1994 Length: 95 (Min)

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