AN AUTUMN TALE (Eric Rohmer, 1998)

Eric Rohmer’s Autumn Tale (Conte d’automne) is hard, precise, witty, overflowing with humanity. Completing the quartet Tales of the Four Seasons (whose Tale of Winter may be Rohmer’s masterpiece), this otherwise gentle comedy is also agonizingly suspenseful. The suspense hinges on whether Magali and Gérald, two middle-aged singles, will come together as a couple; it’s […]