A Man and a Woman


French Title: Un homme et une femme
Genre: Romance, Drama
Director: Claude Lelouch
Cast: Anouk Aimée, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Valérie Lagrange
Distributor: Les Films 13
Length: 105 min
Country: France
Release: North American Premiere of the Newly Restored 50th-Anniversary Edition
Select Awards: Academy Awards (1967): Best Foreign Film, Best Original Screenplay Winner (Nominations: Best Actress in a Leading Role, Best Director); Cannes International Film Festival (1966): Palme d’Or, 20th Anniversary of the Grand Prize; BAFTA Awards (1968):  Best Foreign Actress

Tuesday, March 28 at 7:30pm (French Institute Alliance Française): film + cocktail party TICKETS | SCHEDULE 
Saturday, April 1 at 3:15pm (Bow Tie Cinemas, Greenwich, CT) – TICKETS | SCHEDULE 

Claude Lelouch’s timeless love story, A Man and
a Woman, tells the tale of two people (Oscar- nominated Anouk Aimée and Jean-Louis Trintignant) who meet by accident on a Sunday evening at their children’s boarding school. Slowly they reveal themselves to each other, discovering that each has lost a spouse, but each revelation is shrouded in misperception. This classic film won the Palme d’or in 1966 and two Academy Awards in 1967, for Best Foreign-Language Film and Best Original Screenplay, with two additional nominations: Best Actress in a Leading Role (Anouk Aimée) and Best Director. We are honored to celebrate this 50th Anniversary with Claude Lelouch.

REVIEW:

“This frankly romantic French drama is a beautiful and breathtaking exposition of visual imagery intended to excite the emotions.”

-The New York Times

 

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