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Romy Schneider & Michel Piccoli in
LES CHOSES DE LA VIE

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CÉSAR AND ROSALIE
LES CHOSES DE LA VIE
L’IMPORTANT C’EST D’AIMER

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Director Claude Sautet
Cast Romy Schneider, Michel Piccoli
Screenplay Sandro Continenza, Jean-Loup Dabadie, Claude Sautet, Paul Guimard
Cinematography Jean Boffety
1970 | France | Approx. 89 min. |  French with English subtitles

(1970, Claude Sautet) Architect Michel Piccoli (Contempt), en route from a quarrel with lover Romy Schneider, crashes at a country intersection, and as he slips into unconsciousness, the flashbacks remind him what choses de la vie are important. With a final bitter twist.

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Also available in Virtual Cinema from director Claude Sautet: CLASSE TOUS RISQUES and CÉSAR AND ROSALIE

Reviews

“A remarkable portrait of the compromises of marriage and the fickle stirrings of the human heart, structured as an intricate narrative jigsaw.”
Variety

“Should be considered a high priority for cinephiles.”
– Mike D’Angelo, The Village Voice