La Vie Continue

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La Vie Continue ★★½ 1982

A middle-aged woman suddenly finds herself widowed after 20 years of marriage and tries to build a new life for herself and her children. Girardot's performance can't quite dispel melodramatic suds. Loosely and more effectively remade as “Men Don't Leave.” In French with English subtitles or dubbed. 93m/C VHS . IT Annie Girardot, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Michel Aumont, Pierre Dux, Guilia Salvatori, Emmanuel Goyet, Rivera Andres; D: Moshe Mizrahi; W: Moshe Mizrahi; M: Georges Delerue.