The Story Of Adele H.

  • 1975
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Biography

Truffaut's hauntingly poetic tale of obsession stars the beautiful Isabelle Adjani as Adele Hugo, daughter of France's most beloved author, Victor Hugo. The picture opens in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in 1863, after Adele has left her father's Guernsey home to seek out Albert Pinson (Bruce Robinson), a young English lieutenant who wants nothing to do with the...read more

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(Movie Clip) Open, Floating City
Opening with nice art and forthright historical context, from Francois Truffaut's story of Victor Hugo's daughter, The Story Of Adele H., 1975, starri (more…)
(Movie Clip) I Call Him My Cousin
At her boarding house in Halifax, the title character (Isabelle Adjani) writes a quick note and spins a partly-true tale for her hostess (Sylvia Marri (more…)
(Movie Clip) No News Of Him
Newly arrived in Halifax, title character (Isabelle Adjani) using a bogus cover story with the lawyer Lenoir (Cecil De Sausmarez) in pursuit of her Br (more…)
(Movie Clip) Friend From Guernsey
Mrs. Saunders (Sylvia Marriott) receives Lieutenant Pinson (Bruce Robinson), reluctantly acknowledging the presence of the title character (Isabelle A (more…)

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  • Released: 1975
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Truffaut's hauntingly poetic tale of obsession stars the beautiful Isabelle Adjani as Adele Hugo, daughter of France's most beloved author, Victor Hugo. The picture opens in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in 1863, after Adele has left her father's Guernsey home to… (more)

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