The Soft Skin

  • 1964
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

One of Truffaut's least successful, most derivative films, THE SOFT SKIN was a response to the resounding impact of JULES AND JIM. While the latter concentrates on love in the country, Truffaut's aim in THE SOFT SKIN was, as he put it, to create "a violent answer to JULES AND JIM. It's as though someone else had made JULES AND JIM . . . [THE SOFT SKIN shows]...read more

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(Movie Clip) On Balzac
Francois Truffaut's opening with leading man Jean Desailly as literary editor Pierre, arriving in home in Paris, quick goodbyes to wife (Nelly Benedet (more…)
(Movie Clip) Whenever You Need Me
His secretary (Domnique Lacarriere) going by her real name, editor Pierre (Jean Desailly) decides to ring stewardess Nicole (Francoise Dorleac) whom h (more…)
(Movie Clip) I Get Off Here
Just finished giving his talk in Lisbon, editor Pierre (Jean Desailly) catches the hotel elevator with crew from his earlier flight, Gerard Poirot the (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: One of Truffaut's least successful, most derivative films, THE SOFT SKIN was a response to the resounding impact of JULES AND JIM. While the latter concentrates on love in the country, Truffaut's aim in THE SOFT SKIN was, as he put it, to create "a violent… (more)

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