Capital Celluloid 2022 — Day 38: Mon Feb 7

Jules et Jim (Truffaut, 1962): BFI Southbank, NFT2 6.20pm & NFT3, 8.30pm

This famous Francois Truffaut film is part of the director's season and is on an extended run at BFI Southbank (full details here).

Chicago Reader review:
That eternal theme of melodrama—the love too fine to last—given intelligent and sensitive treatment by Francois Truffaut. Oskar Werner and Henri Serre are the two friends of the title, who, when World War I breaks out, must fight on different sides; Jeanne Moreau, in a performance that combines the intensely physical and the fleetingly enigmatic, is Catherine, the woman who loves them both. With this 1961 film Truffaut comes closest to the spirit and sublimity of his mentor, Jean Renoir, and the result is a masterpiece of the New Wave.
Dave Kehr

Here (and above) is the trailer.

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