L’Étrange Madam X

Part of Jean Grémillon
Sunday, December 7, 2014, 1:00 p.m.

Dir. Jean Gremillon. 1951, 91 mins. Digital projection. This film will be shown without English subtitles. With Michele Morgan, Henri Vidal. Chambermaid Irene is in a loveless marriage with an aristocratic publishing magnate when she falls in love with a handsome young carpenter and gets pregnant. This extremely rare film has an uncharacteristically high polish, and is possessed of an otherworldly sensual intimacy.

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