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Tristesse et beauté

Tristesse et beauté

A Feature film by Joy Fleury

Produced by Pacific Productions

Release in France : 28/08/1985

    Synopsis

    Hugo (Andrzej Zulawski) is a writer whose one great book was based on an affair he had with Lea (Charlotte Rampling), a sculptor. Bereft of inspiration for a follow-up, Hugo returns years later to rekindle the flame of romance and creativity. Lea soundly rejects him, and her student Prudence (Myriem Roussel) feels a burning hatred for the man who deserted the woman/teacher she admires. So after Hugo returns to his wife and family in Paris, Prudence hunts him down to perversely seduce him in a mocking manner. In the meantime, she and Hugo's son Martin (Jean-Claude Adelin) fall in love for real. After Prudence goes back home, Martin comes for a visit -- with accidentally unhappy results for all concerned.

    Actors (8)

    Production and distribution (3)

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (10)

    Executive Producers :

    Pierre Novat, Jean-Claude Fleury

    Author of original work :

    Yasunari Kawabata

    Director of Photography :

    Bernard Lutic

    Editor :

    Nelly Meunier

    Music Composer :

    Jean-Claude Petit

    Adapters/dialogue writers :

    Joy Fleury, Pierre Grillet

    Screenwriters :

    Joy Fleury, Pierre Grillet

    Production Manager :

    Hugues Nonn

    Production Designer :

    Dan Weil

    Sound Mixer :

    François de Morant

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Psychological drama

    Themes :

    Eroticism

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Production year :

    1985

    French release :

    28/08/1985

    Runtime :

    1 h 40 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    59388

    Visa issue date :

    02/05/1985

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Posters (1)

    Director