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3.4
97 Ratings

Sentimental Destinies

Les Destinées sentimentales

Directed by Olivier Assayas
France, Switzerland, 2000
Drama

Synopsis

In late nineteenth century Charante, Protestant minister Jean Barnery causes local disquiet when he arranges a separation from his obsessive wife.

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Sentimental Destinies Directed by Olivier Assayas

Critics reviews

Olivier Assayas’ three-hour period drama is the most unfairly neglected of his features. Spanning the first four decades of the 20th century, the film follows a Protestant factory owner (Charles Berling) through two marriages (first to Isabelle Huppert, then to Emmanuelle Beart) and changing fortunes; fluid camerawork and attentive editing draw out the characters’ repressed emotions and anxieties.
October 25, 2013
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