Bernard and Arlette Coudray were a healthy couple living in Grenoble. The drama started when Mathilde and Philippe Bauchard began renting the house opposite. Bernard and Mathilde had been lovers years ago. Meeting each other once again, they are sucked into that same passion…
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Un melodrama romántico que oscila entre la sobriedad y el arrebato. Retrata la pasión amorosa de dos personajes complejos e inestables. Después de Los 400 Golpes, la considero mi película favorita de Truffaut.
After the first watching I was very sceptical about this one. But after watching it several times again, it really increases in its value. A love which is doomed from the very beginning. And the last scene in the empty house is just shot amazing!