Eric Rohmer

Love in the Afternoon

Love in the Afternoon

Though happily married to the adoring Hélène and expecting a second child with her, the thoroughly bourgeois executive Frédéric cannot banish from his mind the attractive Paris women he sees every day. His flirtations and fantasies remain harmless until the appearance at his office of Chloé, an audacious, unencumbered old flame played by the mesmerizing Zouzou. Love in the Afternoon, the luminous final chapter in Eric Rohmer’s Six Moral Tales, is a tender, sobering, and wholly adult affair that leads to perhaps the most overwhelmingly emotional moment in the entire series.

Film Info

  • Eric Rohmer
  • France
  • 1972
  • 97 minutes
  • Color
  • 1.37:1
  • French
  • Spine #348

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Six Moral Tales

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Love in the Afternoon
Cast
Bernard Verley
Frédéric
Zouzou
Chloé
Françoise Verley
Hélène
Daniel Ceccaldi
Gérard
Malvina Penne
Fabienne
Babette Ferrier
Martine
Credits
Director
Eric Rohmer
Producer
Barbet Schroeder
Producer
Pierre Cottrell
Cinematography
Nestor Almendros
Cinematography
Jean-Claude Rivière
Cinematography
Philippe Rousselot
Sound
Jean-Pierre Ruh
Sound
Michel Laurent
Mixed by
Jacques Carrère
Music
Arié Dzierlatka
Editing
Cécile Decugis
Editing
Martine Kalfon
Set decoration
Nicole Rachline

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