Mademoiselle Chambon


Friday, 24 January 2014: Mademoiselle Chambon

Friday, 24 January 2014, 20:00

Venue: (see Locations and Tickets for further details)

Programme category: Forest Row Film Society

Director: Stephane Brize, France 2009, 101mins, 12

“Nearly perfect…exquisitely acted. In spirit it is especially close to Eric Rohmer” New York Times

Taciturn builder Jean is a good man. When he falls for lonesome Mademoiselle Chambon, his son’s schoolteacher, his uneventful life between work and family is turned upside down. An updated version of Brief Encounter crafted with restraint and delicacy.

Further reading

  1. The Independent
  2. Guardian
  3. Time Out
  4. Eye for Film
  5. LA Times