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“A Man and a Woman: "Anouk hated me", chaotic beginnings for a film that has become iconic”

A Man and a Woman: “Anouk hated me”, a chaotic beginning for a film that has become iconic

Réalisé par : Claude Lelouch Avec : Anouk Aimée , Jean-Louis Trintignant , Person Paul Le, Kader Boukhanef, Pierre Barouh, Valérie Lagrange Genre : Film romantique Sorti en 27/05/1966 Durée 01h47 À partir de 10 ans 4,2 /5 (59 avis) Donnez votre avis Synopsis Voir la bande-annonce Regarder en streaming Photos Vos avis

A Man and a Woman: “Anouk hated me”, a chaotic beginning for a film that has become iconic

Palme d'or, Oscar… "A man and a woman" has become a huge classic. However, nothing originally destined it to become such a success, nor to give rise to a fruitful collaboration between Claude Lelouch and Anouk Aimée.

A Man and a Woman: “Anouk hated me”, a chaotic beginning for a film that has become iconic

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“Chabadabada, chabadabada”… If you have the song stuck in your head, you were probably lulled by the romance between Anne Gauthier and Jean-Louis Duroc. Released in 1966, “60~em>A Man and a Woman” has become one of the great films of French cinema. “Directed by Claude Lelouch, this feature film which won the Palme d'Or (1966), the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film and the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay (1967) tells the story of the meeting and passionate love story of two widowers (Jean-Louis Trintignant and Anouk Aiméé) still deeply affected by the death of their respective spouses.

However, at Originally, nothing predestinedA man and a woman à meet such critical and popular success. The days that preceded The start of filming turned out to be particularly chaotic: the team is made up of ;#39;around ten people due to a reduced budget, and the shooting took place in just three weeks. Claude Lelouch later remembered that “the atmosphere was uncertain at the start,” reports Le Point. "I had no money and that naturally created a certain uneasiness… Anouk was our only star, and we didn't know how to treat a star, but she very quickly understood that she wouldn't find the comfort with us that she did. ;eacute;was entitled to demand…"

If, since then, Claude Lelouch and Anouk Aim&eac;e have become great friends and the actress has participated in &agrav; several films by the French filmmaker, tensions have emerged over the years. at the very beginning of filming. The actress refuses a scene in a boat, but the filmmaker refuses to give in and threatens to replace her : "The day before the first day of filming, Anouk hated me", remembers the director in Lelouch mode d' employment. But that was “before” that she gives him "the most beautiful gift on earth" : "Anouk gave meé what I asked of him, and a little more. Trintignant gave me what I asked him with bonuses à infinity. The rest is up to you. History.

Synopsis – Anne Gauthier has been completely inconsolable since the death of her stuntman husband. She meets à Deauville of a handsome man, a car racer, who also experienced a tragedy in his life after the suicide of his desperate wife ;e. Their respective sufferings will initially bring them together, before separating them again…

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Rate this movie Aldo – 06/21/2024 Report Neither tail nor head, very heavy film shot badly. Jean-Michel DELVAL – 05/07/2022 Report We never tire of seeing this masterpiece by Claude Lelouch. A timeless piece of cinema. Wonderful Anouk Aimée and no less brilliant Jean-Louis Trintignant. Cinema to consume without any moderation… Jean Paul – 04/21/2016 Report A great memory with my friend Nicole! I loved . A very beautiful love story. Marcel Manassa – 04/20/2016 Report I was 18th years old when I saw this love story. Never forget this incredible film. caroline – 07/27/2011 Report you are ugly

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