Palme d’Or, Cannes 1966 (ex-aequo)
Directed by: Claude Lelouch
Year of production: 1966
Length: 102 minutes
One of the greatest love films in history which won a Palme d’Or at Cannes in 1966, an Oscar for Best Foreign Film and Best Original Screenplay, and two Golden Globes. Watched by millions of people from all around the world.
A movie script-girl, inconsolable since the death of her stunt husband, meets a race car driver whose wife has committed suicide in despair. They love each other, repel each other, and still love each other …
Two fascinating actors take on the title roles: Anouk Aimée and Jean-Louis Trintignant.
Directed by – Claude LELOUCH
Script – Claude LELOUCH and Pierre UYTTERHOEVEN
Music – Francis LAI (composition) and PIERRE BAROUH (lyrics and voice with Nicole Croisille)
Production design – Robert LUCHAIRE
Costumes – Richard MARVIL
Director of photography – Claude LELOUCH
Editing – Claude BARROIS