The Old Lady Who Walked in the Sea
The Old Lady Who Walked in the Sea ★★ La Vieille qui Marchait dans la Mer 1991
Eccentric Lady M (Moreau) and her equally aging ex-lover Pompilius (Serrault) have spend their lives conning the rich. Summering on the French Riviera, Lady M spots handsome beach boy/thief Lambert (Thuiller) and decides to groom him for their latest caper, a jewel heist. Meanwhile, Pompilius pursues the young Noemie (Danon) and brings her into their menage, where Lambert is instantly smitten. Their lust leads to some unexpected complications but the real drama in the film is watching old pros Moreau and Serrault at work. Based on the novel by San Antonio; French with subtitles. 95m/C VHS . FR Jeanne Moreau, Michel Serrault, Luc Thuillier, Geraldine Danon; D: Laurent Heynemann; W: Dominique Roulet; C: Robert Alazraki; M: Philippe Sarde.