The Woman Next Door
|The Woman Next Door|
|Directed by||François Truffaut|
|Produced by||Armand Barbault
|Written by||Jean Aurel
|Music by||Georges Delerue|
|Edited by||Martine Barraqué|
Les Films du Carrosse/ TF 1
|Distributed by||Gaumont-France Distribution France
United Artists Classics US
Palador Pictures India
|Box office||1,101,537 admissions (France)|
The Woman Next Door (French: La Femme d'à côté) is a 1981 French film directed by François Truffaut. It was the 39th highest-grossing film of the year, with a total of 1,087,600 admissions in France.
Bernard Coudray lives with his wife and young son in a remote country house near to Grenoble. One day, a married couple, Philippe and Mathilde Bauchard, move into the house next door. Mathilde and Bernard were lovers, many years before, and are equally surprised at the unexpected reunion. Initially, Bernard avoids Mathilde, but a chance meeting in a supermarket reawakens a long-buried passion and they are soon having an affair. Unfortunately, neither of them seems capable of controlling the emotional whirlwind which this unleashes.
- Gérard Depardieu as Bernard Coudray
- Fanny Ardant as Mathilde Bauchard
- Henri Garcin as Philippe Bauchard
- Michèle Baumgartner as Arlette Coudray
- Roger Van Hool as Roland Duguet
- Véronique Silver as Madame Odile Jouve
- Philippe Morier-Genoud as the Doctor
- Olivier Bedquaert as Thomas Coudray
- Box Office information for Francois Truffaut films at Box Office Story
- La Femme d'à côté at JP's Box-Office.
- Allen, Don. Finally Truffaut. New York: Beaufort Books. 1985. ISBN 0-8253-0335-4. OCLC 12613514. pp. 239.
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