Because she picked the wrong door, Anna ends up confessing her marriage problems to a financial adviser named William Faber. Touched by her distress, somewhat excited as well, Faber does not have the courage to tell her that he is not a psychiatrist. From appointment to appointment, a strange ritual is created between them. William is moved by the young woman and fascinated to hear the secrets that no man ever heard… –IMDb
French filmmaker Patrice Leconte is as notable for his refusal to be easily categorized as he is for his long and productive career. Since making his major directorial debut in 1975 with Les Vécés Étaient Fermés de L’Intérieur, Leconte has established himself as one of France’s most respected directors, at ease tackling subjects ranging from mental illness to sexuality to canny deconstructions of wit and society. He received particular acclaim for his 1996 film Ridicule, winning the admiration of an international audience while furthering his reputation as one of the French cinema’s most treasured figures.
A native Parisian, Leconte was born on November 12, 1947. He decided to be a filmmaker at a very young age, and went on to attend France’s most prestigious film school, I.D.H.E.C. During his education, constant visits to the Paris Cinémathèque aided in his understanding of cinematography culture. After graduating from I.D.H.E.C. in 1969, Leconte went against the cinematic grain… read more
A disappointment from the team of 'Monsieur Hire'.It started out well,a misunderstanding bringing 2 people together,with the makings of a good thriller and a story about relationships. But,not much happens or is revealed about the characters.
Sobresaliente film de Patrice Leconte, de sobria puesta en escena, cuidada ambientación y una estupenda dirección de actores (notable la buena quimica entre Sandrine Bonnaire y Fabrice Luchini) Una mirada intimista (pero muy dinamica) sobre las relaciones afectivas, que confirma de nuevo a Patrice Leconte, como uno de los cineastas franceses más interesantes de su generación. Esto es verdaderamente cine para adultos.