Jules and Jim (Jules et Jim)
Director: Francois Truffaut
cast: Jeanne Moreau, Oskar Werner, Henri Serre
Genre: Drama Romance
Language: French, German, English with English subtitles
Country of Origin: France 1962 105 mins.
Released by ARTIFICIAL EYE/CURZON FILM RELEASING
' A classic of all time - magnificent.'
Francois Truffaut’s landmark classic tale of a love triangle which takes place over 20 years, both before and after World War I. Catherine (Jeanne Moreau) , the beautiful and unpredictable woman maintains a delicate relationship with two friends, the quiet German Jules (Oskar Werner) and the romantic Parisian Jim (Henri Serre). The War intervenes and drives the men to the opposing fronts. Afterwards, the two quickly resume their friendship, but the balance of their relationship with Catherine is now upset by more adult concerns, the struggle between love and friendship.