Capital Celluloid 2021 — Day 37: Tue Jun 22

A Summer's Tale (Rohmer, 1996): Prince Charles Cinema, 6.25pm

This is a 35mm presentation at the Prince Charles Cinema.

Chicago Reader review:
The third installment (1996) of Eric Rohmer's "Tales of the Four Seasons" is set in a resort town on the Brittany coast, where an impassive guitar-strumming lad (Melvil Poupaud) tries to forge relationships with a charming ethnologist (Amanda Langlet of 
Pauline at the Beach), a music-loving tomboy (Gwenaelle Simon), and a mercurial narcissist (Aurelia Nolin). Their scintillating conversations, set against a sensuous backdrop of sun-dappled beaches and hills, center on love, friendship, and life's possibilities, and it's a measure of Rohmer's art that neither the moral predicaments nor the erotic tensions are ever fully resolved.
Ted Shen

Here (and above) is the trailer.

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