La Femme défendue (The Banned Woman) (The Forbidden Woman)
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La Femme défendue (The Banned Woman) (The Forbidden Woman)
Director and male lead Philippe Harel has successfully pulled off a risky technique in the way in which he filmed this love story between Muriel (Isabelle Carré), a twentysomething young woman, and a 39-year-old married man -- Harel focuses in great detail on the woman's face and gestures and tells the story from the literal point of view -- of vision -- of the man. There are only two brief scenes in which the face of the man is shown in a mirror. Little white lies and clandestine meetings build into a full-fledged affair in which a movement of the lips, a glance in a certain direction… More