The Story of Adele H. @ Classic French Film Festival
The Story of Adele H.
(L'Histoire d'Adèle H.)
1975, color, 110 min. 35mm print
In Francois Truffaut's historical drama set in the 1860s Adèle Hugo (Isabelle Adjani), the daughter of writer Victor Hugo, develops an obsessive and unrequited love for Pinson, a British military officer (Bruce Robinson). Based on Adèle Hugo's diaries, the film chronicles her pursuit of Pinson from Guernsey to Halifax to Barbados. Adjani's intense performance earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress.
Intro/discussion by Jean-Louis Pautrot, professor of French and international studies at St. Louis University
Webster University/Moore Auditorium (View)
470 East Lockwood Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63119
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