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Murmur of the Heart

Louis Malle

 
Murmur of the Heart (Criterion DVD)

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  • France
  • 1971
  • 118 minutes
  • Color
  • 1.66:1
  • French
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  • Spine #328

Louis Malle’s critically acclaimed Murmur of the Heart gracefully combines elements of comedy, drama, and autobiography in a candid portrait of a precocious adolescent boy’s sexual maturation. Both shocking and deeply poignant, this is one of the finest coming-of-age films ever made.

Cast

Laurent Chevalier Benoît Ferreux
Clara Chevalier Lea Massari
Charles Chevalier Daniel Gélin
Father HenriMichael Lonsdale
AugustaAve Ninchi
FredaGila von Weitershausen

Disc Features

  • New, restored high-definition digital transfer, supervised by cinematographer Ricardo Aronovich
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • A new essay by film critic Michael Sragow
  • New and improved English subtitle translation

    New cover by Michael Boland

Film Essays

Murmur of the Heart: All in the Family

By Michael SragowMarch 27, 2006

Murmur of the Heart (1971), Louis Malle’s comic masterpiece, is the most American of great . . . Read more »

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Film Essays

Murmur of the Heart: All in the Family

By Michael SragowMarch 27, 2006

Murmur of the Heart (1971), Louis Malle’s comic masterpiece, is the most American of great . . . Read more »