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Mademoiselle Chambon

Mademoiselle Chambon
  • 2009
  • France
  • 101 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: w:fr: Stéphane Brizé
  • Cast: Vincent Lindon, Sandrine Kiberlain, Aure Atika

When Jean (Lindon), a seemingly contented family man, meets his son's primary school teacher (Kiberlain), unexpected longings are triggered. Brizé's chamber drama plays like a provincial French version of Brief Encounter: a moving, understated study of two adults who are scared by the upheaval that their attraction might provoke.

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Mademoiselle Chambon

14 Sep 20113 stars

Moving romantic drama from director Stéphane Brizé, starring Vincent Lindon and Sandrine Kiberlain

(12A) 101min Mademoiselle Chambon is another bitter-sweet and elegantly orchestrated chamber drama from Stéphane Brizé, the French writer-director of Not Here to be Loved, which plays like a Gallic variation of Brief Encounter. Jean (Vincent Lindon…

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