Le Beau Mariage (1982)

Le Beau Mariage (1982)

Sabine vows to give up married lovers, and is determined to find a good husband. Her best friend Clarisse introduces her to her cousin Edmond, a busy lawyer from Paris. Sabine pursues Edmond, with the encouragement of Clarisse, but Edmond does not seem very interested.

Le Beau Mariage (The Good Marriage) is a 1982 French film directed by Éric Rohmer, starring Béatrice Romand, André Dussollier, Féodor Atkine. It is one of Rohmer’s “comedies and proverbs” (comédies et proverbes). Its theme is a proverb from La Fontaine: “Quel esprit ne bat la campagne ? qui ne fait château en Espagne ?” (that is, “Who doesn’t daydream? Who doesn’t build castles in Spain”).

Le Beau Mariage (1982)

Le Beau Mariage Movie Poster (1982)

Le Beau Mariage (1982)

Directed by: Éric Rohmer
Starring: Béatrice Romand, André Dussollier, Féodor Atkine, Arielle Dombasle, Huguette Faget, Thamila Mezbah, Sophie Renoir
Screenplay by: Éric Rohmer
Cinematography by: Bernard Lutic
Film Editing by: Cécile Decugis
Art Department: Alberto Bali
Music by: Ronan Girre, Simon des Innocents
Distributed by: Acteurs Auteurs Associés
Release Date: May 19, 1982