Thursday Oct 18th, 2012 - Thursday Oct 18th, 2012
7:00 PM - 9:45 PM / Armer Screening Room (ASR)
Thursday Nights at the Cinematheque
A Retrospective on the films of Francois Truffaut
Two English Girls (Les deux anglaises et le continent) (1971, 130 mins.)
One of the great, but lesser known Truffaut films, Two English Girls is a harrowing and poignant study in repressed desire. Jean-Pierre Leaud is Claude, a Frenchman who on a turn-of-the-century trip to Wales meets the Brown sisters, Anne and Muriel. Over the next 20 years, affections between Claude and the sisters shift, but consummation of any romantic feelings is ultimately blocked. Overlaid with numerous autobiographical references, Truffaut personally considered the film his masterpiece.
Name: Tim Halloran