Claire's Knee

  • 1970
  • Movie
  • GP
  • Drama

A rarefied conversation fest, the fifth of Rohmer's "Moral Tales" stars Jean-Claude Brialy as Jerome, a middle-aged intellectual who feels with his head, not his heart. A French diplomat who is about to be married to a woman he loves, but for whom he feels no passion, Jerome visits the provincial town where he was raised. There he meets Claire (Laurence...read more

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00:58 — Acclaimed French comedy about an engaged diplomat vacationing at Lake Geneva who develops an obsession with a young woman.
(Movie Clip) I Only Remember One Girlfriend
The title, denoting the film as the fifth in Eric Rohmer's partly un-released series, and the opening on Lake Annency in the French Alps, finds Jerome (more…)
(Movie Clip) It's A Secret Recipe
Writer Aurora (Cornu) has been trying to get her friend, soon-to-be-married diplomat Jerome (Jean-Claude Brialy) to flirt with her landlord's young da (more…)
(Movie Clip) You'll Make Me Fall
Engaged Jerome (Jean-Claude Brialy), now a regular guest at the Alpine home where his friend Aurora (Cornu) stays, is steering clear of the landlord's (more…)

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  • Review: A rarefied conversation fest, the fifth of Rohmer's "Moral Tales" stars Jean-Claude Brialy as Jerome, a middle-aged intellectual who feels with his head, not his heart. A French diplomat who is about to be married to a woman he loves, but for whom he feels… (more)

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