Tag Archives: Jean Grémillon

La petite Lise / Little Lise (1930) Jean Grémillon, Pierre Alcover, Joe Alex, Alex Bernard, Drama

La petite Lise (1930)
Victor Berthier, a good man but also a very jealous one, killed his wife in a fit of jealousy. After serving a few years in a chain gang, he is released for good behavior. He feels very happy to be able to return to Paris and to meet Lise, his daughter, again. But, to his dismay, he finds that Lise, through the fault of André, her lover and pimp, has unwillingly committed a murder.
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L’amour d’une femme / The Love of a Woman (1953) Jean Grémillon, Micheline Presle, Massimo Girotti, Gaby Morlay, Drama

L'amour d'une femme (1953)
Marie Prieur, a young doctor, decides to settle down on Ushant, a remote island belonging to Brittany. Little by little she manages to be accepted by the population. One day she meets André Lorenzi, a handsome engineer, and it is love at first sight. Life is wonderful for a while but André wants to marry her only if she remains at home. Despite her strong feelings for André, Marie refuses to give up her vocation and the two lovers part. Marie finds herself alone, with a broken heart.
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