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The Story of Adele H.

L'histoire d'Adèle H.

Directed by François Truffaut
France, 1975
Drama, History, Biography


A young woman searches for Lt Pinson, with whom she is madly in love. Pinson does not answer to her love. But as her obsession grows she keeps chasing and harassing him. This film about passionate yet obsessive love and self-destruction is based upon the real diary of Adèle Hugo.

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The Story of Adele H. Directed by François Truffaut

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1976 | Nominee: Best Actress in a Leading Role

National Board of Review

1975 | 3 wins including: Best Actress

César Awards

1976 | 3 nominations including: Best Actress

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1975 | 2 wins including: Best Actress

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