Thursday Sep 20th, 2012 - Thursday Sep 20th, 2012
7:00 PM - 9:45 PM / Armer Screening Room (ASR)
Thursday Nights at the Cinematheque
A Retrospective of the films of Francois Truffaut
The Soft Skin (La peau douce) (1964, 113 mins.)
Arguably one of Truffaut's boldest and most experimental films, The Soft Skin is a dark and introspective study of revenge and adultery involving Pierre (Jean Desailly), a well-known literary figure, and his tragic love affair with flight attendant Nicole (Francoise Dorleac). A radical departure from his earlier films, The Soft Skin nonetheless occupies an essential and important place in Truffaut's body of work, anticipating the darker, more intimate romantic dramas that would come to dominate his later years.
Name: Tim Halloran