The Lace-Maker | Institut français du Royaume-Uni

Sun 1 May

The Lace-Maker

Cert. 15

Classics, Festivals & Series

La Dentellière

105 mins

in French with English subtitles

France | 1977 | col | dir. Claude Goretta, with Isabelle Huppert, Yves Beneyton, Florence Giorgetti

Pomme, a discreet and young hairdresser, meets François, a cultivated and shy student. Inexperience, naivety and shyness bring the two together. But their closeness contains the embryo of future disputes: Pomme has much more to give than François can possibly take… Claude Goretta’s film won Isabelle Huppert a BAFTA award for Outstanding debut in 1978.

As part of our Sunday French Classics

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