Quatre nuits d’un rêveur (1971) AKA Four Nights of a Dreamer

Jacques is an artist whose world changes when he meets Marthe, a woman intent on taking her own life. After he stops her from doing a swan dive into the Seine River, the two start regularly meeting, and Jacques learns that Marthe almost killed herself over a broken heart. As Jacques and Marthe wander through Paris over a series of nights, he begins to fall in love with her — only to find that her former lover is not entirely out of the picture.

Director: Robert Bresson.
Stars: Isabelle Weingarten, Guillaume des Forêts, Jean-Maurice Monnoyer, Giorgio Maulini, Lidia Biondi, Patrick Jouané.

1971 Berlin International Film Festival – Nominated for the Golden Bear.


AKA Four Nights of a Dreamer

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  1. Lemmy
    June 19, 2019

    Cheers, Jon! Can’t thank you enough for this rare site!

  2. UHF
    June 20, 2019

    A great Bresson film with characteristic odd moments. Jonathan Rosenbaum’s ‘Two Nights of an Extra: Working with Bresson’ is a good read on his website if you enjoyed the film.

  3. Michael
    October 21, 2019

    For a Bresson fanatic, thanks Jon for this one

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