Same Old Song

On connaît la chanson

Tuesday, February 21, 2023
4pm & 7:30pm
FIAF Florence Gould Hall

Dir. Alain Resnais, 1997, France, United Kingdom, Switzerland, 120 min, DCP, color
Music by Bruno Fontaine
With Pierre Arditi, Sabine Azéma , Jean-Pierre Bacri
In French with English subtitles

Nominee, 1998 Berlin International Film Festival
Winner for Best Film, Best Screenplay, Best Sound, 1998 César Awards

In this comedy-musical by renowned director Alain Resnais, a group of Parisians are entwined in an extended lovers’ knot.

Claude (Pierre Arditi) is married to frustrated Odile (Sabine Azéma), who wants a new apartment. Her former lover Nicolas (Jean-Pierre Bacri) is also looking to move and turns to real estate agent Simon (André Dussollier) for help. Simon has a crush on Camille (Agnès Jaoui), Odile’s sister, who is dating Simon’s boss, Marc (Lambert Wilson).