A Tale of Autumn
Language: French with English subtitles
Director: Eric Rohmer
Cast: Beatrice Romand, Didier Sandre, Marie Rivière, Alain Libolt
Genres: Comedy, Drama, French Cinema, Tales of the Four Seasons
Distributor: Janus Films
The concluding installment of the "Tales of the Four Seasons" tetralogy is a breezy take on the classic American romantic comedies that influenced Rohmer and his New Wave peers. Set in the Rhne Valley and taking full advantage of its golden vineyards, A Tale of Autumn concerns simultaneous schemes to find a new love for reserved winegrower and widow Magali (Beatrice Romand).
"The film is delightfully unpredictable, warm, nuanced. It's civilized entertainment." -Jeff Millar, Houston Chronicle