The Separation

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The Separation ★★ 1994

Emotions (and fine performances) rather than action move along this domestic drama. Anne (Huppert) and Pierre (Auteuil) are living together in Paris with their toddler son when Anne suddenly announces that she's involved with another man. Anne doesn't see why this this should cause any rift in their domestic arrangements but Pierre slowly falls to pieces. Adapted from the novel by Dan Franck; French with subtitles. 85m/C VHS, DVD . FR Isabelle Huppert, Daniel Auteuil, Karin Viard, Jerome Deschamps; D: Christian Vincent; W: Christian Vincent, Dan Franck; C: Denis Lenoir.