The Lovers

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The Lovers ★★★ 1959

Chic tale of French adultery with Moreau starring as a provincial wife whose shallow life changes overnight when she meets a young man. Had a controversial American debut because of the film's tender eroticism and innocent view of adultery. In French with English subtitles. 90m/B VHS . FR Jeanne Moreau, Alain Cuny, Jose-Luis De Villalonga, Jean-Mark Bory; D: Louis Malle; W: Louis Malle. Venice Film Fest. ‘59: Special Jury Prize.