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A Gentle Creature (1969)

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Release Date:January 1, 1969
Running time:87 minutes
Cast:Dominique Sanda, Guy Frangin, Jeanne Lobre, Claude Ollier, Jacques Kébadian
Director:Robert Bresson
Writer:Robert Bresson, Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Description: A heartbreaking tale of love's failure to unite two people. When the teenage wife of a pawnbroker suddenly and inexplicably commits suicide, her distraught husband tries to understand what could have led to such a desperate act. The story unfolds in flashbacks, revealing a pattern of miscommunication and abuse. The free-spirited, inquisitive teenager, known only as She, had married to escape poverty. Suffocated by her controlling, possessive husband, her gentle nature gradually grows defiant. Shortly after a reconciliation, she decides to end her life.

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