Un Coeur En Hiver (1992)


Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5

France, 1992.  Film Par Film, Cinéa, Orly Films, Sédif Productions, Paravision International S.A., D.A. Films, France 3 Cinéma, Sofinergie 1, Investimage 3, Sofica Créations, Canal+, Centre National de la Cinématographie.  Scenario and dialogue by Claude Sautet, , scenario collaboration with , .  Cinematography by .  Produced by , .  Production Design by .  Costume Design by .  Film Editing by .  

Stunning drama by Claude Sautet that, along with his masterpiece Nelly Et Monsieur Arnaud, make for two of the best French films of the decade.  plays a musician who has a muted, unsatisfying romance with a cellist (). Performances are letter-perfect in this marvelously understated film that is filled out by the music of Ravel.

European Film Award:  Best European Actor (Daniel Auteuil)
Nomination: Best European Film

Venice Film Festival Award:  Silver Lion

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