by Alain Resnais 1h52min France 1986
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by Alain Resnais

1926. Romaine seduces Marcel Blanc, a violonist and a friend of her husband Pierre. She also tries to poison Pierre, and gets suspected by her cousin Christiane. Full of remorse, Romaine kills herself. Pierre marries Christiane. Three years later, as Pierre and Marcel meet again, Pierre finds out about his friend and defunct wife’s affair. Mélo is the name of the game.

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[ MP4 HD - Stéréo 2.0 ]


  • Sabine Azéma : Romaine Belcroix
  • Fanny Ardant : Christiane Levesque
  • Pierre Arditi : Pierre Belcroix
  • André Dussollier : Marcel Blanc
  • And with: Jacques Dacqmine, Catherine Arditi, Hubert Gignoux


  • Director Alain Resnais
  • Scenario Alain Resnais
  • Original work author Henri Bernstein
  • Photo director Charlie Van Damme
  • Set Design Philippe Turlure, Jacques Saulnier
  • Costume Design Catherine Leterrier
  • Sound Olivier Villette, Henri Morelle, Jacques Maumont
  • Editing Albert Jurgenson
  • Producer Marin Karmitz
  • Production Compagny CNC - Centre National de la Cinématographie, MK2 Productions
  • Distributor MK2
  • Production Compagny Les Films A2

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1.66:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1986
  • Release date for France09/03/1986
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorColors
  • LanguageFrench
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