Jeanne Moreau plays Jeanne Tournier, the wife of a newspaper publisher. Constantly distracted and unsatisfied, she finds solace in a young archeologist, played by Jean-Marc Bory. A sensation upon its release, this film contributed to the reputations of both Moreau and its director, Louis Malle, establishing him as a significant French talent.
Les Amants (the Lovers)
Sensuous and sublime