Tim Jules Hull
over 7 years
A story of unrequited love. Stéphane , idiot.
A Heart in Winter (fr. Un cœur en hiver) is a French film which was released in 1992. It was directed by Claude Sautet, stars Emmanuelle Béart, Daniel Auteuil and André Dussollier, and is distributed by Koch-Lorber Films.
The film is set in contemporary Paris and tells the story of three characters: Maxime (Dussollier), Stéphane (Auteuil) and Camille (Béart), caught in a love triangle. A violinist of rising fame, Camille begins a casual relationship with Maxime who owns a workshop which manufactures and repairs violins. When Camille arrives at the workshop to have her violin repaired, she is instantly attracted to the enigmatic and introverted Stephane, Maxime's partner and friend who seems to share the same attraction but is incapable of expressing any emotion. Convinced that she can break his cold exterior Camille becomes obsessed and soon all three of them are set on a tragic collision course.
An important part of the film is the use of chamber music by Maurice Ravel, played by...