The Bridge (Un Pont entre deux rives)
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The Bridge (Un Pont entre deux rives)
Actor Gerard Depardieu co-directed (with Frederic Auburtin) this drama about a married woman who falls in love with another man, which stars Depardieu and Carole Bouquet. Mina (Bouquet) is a movie buff with a husband, Georges (Depardieu), who's out of work, and a 15-year-old son, Tommy (Stanislas Crevillen). While Mina works part-time as a domestic for Claire Daboval (Dominique Reymond), the family is terribly short on money, so when Georges is offered construction work on a massive bridge project, he immediately accepts, even though the job site is far enough away that he'll only be… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 73%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A wholly Gallic treatise on adultery and painful coming of age, handled with great sensitivity and subtlety."
‑ David Noh, Film Journal International
"An anatomy of a deteriorating marriage that is eventually dissolved by adultery."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"Though it lacks style and gloss, and it's certainly not a major event, it concentrates on telling an emotionally real story and succeeds."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"Nobody does an adultery film quite the way the French do it."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Monotonous love triangle."
‑ Phil Hall, Film Threat
"A sophisticated and quietly surprising film about what happens in a marriage that one partner has outgrown."
‑ Arthur Lazere,
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