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15 Ratings

The Familiar Shadow

L'ombre familière

Directed by Maurice Pialat
France, 1958
Avant-Garde, Short


The wife of the painter Robert is deeply shaken up by a visit from Robert’s filmmaker friend Alexandre, who stays in their country home for a day, wanders around a deserted pool in the forest with the couple, and then returns to the city to commit suicide.

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The Familiar Shadow Directed by Maurice Pialat

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