About

Madame Jouve, the narrator, tells the tragedy of Bernard and Mathilde. Bernard was living happily with his wife Arlette and his son Thomas. One day, a couple, Philippe and Mathilde Bauchard, moves into the next house. This is the accidental reunion of Bernard and Mathilde, who had a passionate love affair years ago. The relationship revives... A somber study of human feelings.

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Directed by

François Truffaut

Written by

François Truffaut (Screenplay)
Jean Aurel (Screenplay)
Suzanne Schiffman (Screenplay)

Runtime

106 minutes

Country

France

Language

French

Cast

Keywords

wife extramarital affair neighbor france deceived husband

Lists

#688 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?