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Claire's Knee (Le genou de Claire) (1970)

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Starring
Aurora Cornu Aurora Cornu
Aurora, the novelist
Michèle Montel Michèle Montel
Madame Walter
Fabrice Luchini Fabrice Luchini
Vincent


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3 years, 2 months ago at Aug 20 16:37
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A title and a film to cherish. The fifth in Rohmer’s series of six Moral Tales, Claire’s Knee covers a month of full summer at Lake Annecy in the French Alps. Away from his rather severe-looking fiancée, a 35 year-old diplomat (Jean-Claude Brialy) encounters a female Romanian novelist friend (played by the writer herself, Aurora Cornu), who encourages him to flirt with an amiable teenage girl... read more
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Part of Eric Rohmer's "Six Moral Tales" series, this French film tells the story of Jerome (Jean-Claude Brialy), a cultural attaché enjoying his last holiday before getting married, and his peculiar fetish with a teenage girl. Jerome grows obsessed with Claire but fights his urges by permitting himself the singular pleasure of touching her knee. Rohmer likes his erotica spiced with talky foreplay, and Claire's Knee is no exception.
Release date: 21 February 1971
UPC: 720917501925
Tags: France (6), 1970s (3), French (3), 1970 (2), 1970's (2), 70's (2), Six Moral Tales (2), Six Contes Moraux (2), Fetishes (1), Sort (1), Romance (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), 105 Min. (1), Color (1), Drama (1), HQ (1), Rohmer (1), Feature (1), Tennis (1), Europa (1)
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“A title and a film to cherish. The fifth in Rohmer’s series of six Moral Tales, Claire’s Knee covers a month of full summer at Lake Annecy in the ”


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