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Love on the Run

Love on the Run

A Feature film by François Truffaut

Produced by Soprofilms, Societé d'Exploitation et de Distribution de Films (SEDIF), Les Films du Carrosse, Andrea Films

Release in France : 24/01/1979


    In the previous Antoine Doinel film, Bed and Board, the marriage between Antoine (Jean-Pierre Léaud) and Christine (Claude Jade) had survived Antoine's infidelity. Love on the Run is set eight years later when Antoine is over thirty. Having an affair with Christine's friend Liliane (Dani) and divorced Christine, he gets a job as a proofreader, and falls in love with Sabine, a record seller. He also writes an autobiographical novel. He meets Colette (Marie-France Pisier), his teenage love who had appeared in Antoine and Colette, and who is now a lawyer. They impulsively go on a train journey and read Antoine's novel. However, later follows a meeting between Colette and Christine: His romance with Sabine is as complicated and unstable, and it turns out that two of his former flames, Christine and Colette, play a pivotal role in helping him find happiness.

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    "There is evidence of this particular Truffaut-like trust in other scenes. Christine (Claude Jade) and Colette (M.F. Pisier) meet by chance in search of Antoine's new girl friend, Sabine. They are on the staircase of her apartment building, introduce themselves with hesitant politeness - and descend into light to sit on a park bench and at first tentatively, and finally torrentially, discuss and reminisce about the follies of loving Antoine. There is an atmosphere of delighted generosity which is wholly, mysteriously free of sentimentality and which could only be produced by this director." (Wellington Film Society)

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    Assistant directors :

    Suzanne Schiffman, Emmanuel Clot, Nathalie Seaver

    Screenwriters :

    François Truffaut, Marie-France Pisier, Jean Aurel, Suzanne Schiffman

    Sound Recordist :

    Michel Laurent

    Camera operator :

    Dominique Le Rigoleur

    Editor :

    Martine Barraqué

    Continuity supervisor :

    Christine Pellé

    Art directors :

    Pierre Gompertz, Jean-Louis Poveda

    Costume designer :

    Monique Dury

    Sound Mixer :

    Jacques Maumont

    Producer :

    François Truffaut

    Director of Photography :

    Nestor Almendros

    Assistant Operators :

    Florent Bazin, Emilio Pacull

    Production managers :

    Marcel Berbert, Geneviève Lefebvre

    Assistant editors :

    Jean Gargonne, Corinne Lapassade

    Production Designer :

    Jean-Pierre Kohut-Svelko

    Music Composer :

    Georges Delerue

    Make-up Artist :

    Thi-Loan Nguyen

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    Feature film

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    100% French (France)

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    1 h 35 min

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    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1980

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1980)


    César Award for Best Original Score : Georges Delerue