Thursday Nov 1st, 2012 - Thursday Nov 1st, 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 Story of Adele H. (L'histoire d'Adele H.) (1975, 96 mins.)
In what is arguably Truffaut's purest and, perhaps cruelest, exploration of obsessive and destructive love, The Story of Adele H. adapts the real-life diaries of Adele Hugo, the daughter of French writer Victor Hugo. Adele (Isabelle Adjani) follows her English soldier fiance to Nova Scotia only to face bitter and humiliating rejection. One of Truffaut's most haunting and disturbing films and one in which the director comes closest to exposing the mysterious and incurable addiction to love.
Name: Tim Halloran