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219 Ratings

A Room in Town

Une chambre en ville

Directed by Jacques Demy
France, 1982
Musical, Romance, Drama


In this musical melodrama set against the backdrop of a workers’ strike in Nantes, a young woman wishes to leave her brutish husband for an earthy steelworker, though he is involved with another. Unbeknownst to the girl, the object of her affection boards with her no-nonsense baroness mother.

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A Room in Town Directed by Jacques Demy

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival


San Sebastián International Film Festival


The New York Film Festival


César Awards

1983 | 9 nominations including: Best Film

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