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224 Ratings

The Lacemaker

La dentellière

Directed by Claude Goretta
Switzerland, West Germany, 1977
Drama, Romance


Béatrice (Isabelle Huppert), known as Pomme, works at a hairdressing salon. She meets and falls in love with François, a student and they live together. Aware of their social differences, François tries to persuade Pomme to give up her job and study.

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The Lacemaker Directed by Claude Goretta

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1977 | Winner: Prize of the Ecumenical Jury

BAFTA Awards

1978 | Winner: Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles

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