Jules and Jim

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Jules and Jim ★★★★ Jules et Jim 1962

Beautiful film with perfect casting, particularly Moreau. Spanning from 1912 to 1932, it is the story of a friendship between two men and their 20-year love for the same woman. Werner is the shy German Jew and Serre the fun-loving Frenchman, who meet as students. The two men discover and woo the bohemian, destructive Moreau, although it is Werner she marries. After WWI, the friends are reunited but the marriage of Moreau and Werner is in trouble and she has an affair with Serre, which leads to tragedy for all three. Adapted from the novel by Henri-Pierre Roche. In French with English subtitles. 104m/B VHS, DVD . FR Jeanne Moreau, Oskar Werner, Henri Serre, Marie DuBois, Vanna Urbino; D: Francois Truffaut; W: Jean Gruault, Francois Truffaut; C: Raoul Coutard; M: Georges Delerue.