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“Certainly one of the crowning achievements in film. Max Ophuls’s gliding camera follows Danielle Darrieux, Charles Boyer, and Vittorio De Sica through a circle of flirtation, passion, and disappointment, a tour that embraces both sophisticated comedy and high tragedy. Ophuls’s camera style is famous for its physicalization of time, in which every fleeting moment is recorded and made palpable by the ceaseless tracking shots, yet his delineation of space is also sublime and highly charged…” (Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader)
1953 Max Ophüls 1.33:1 B&W 35mm 105 min. In French with English subtitles.