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A Tale of Winter
Directed by Eric Rohmer • 1992 • France
Starring Charlotte Véry, Frédéric van den Driessche, Michel Voletti
The second installment of Tales of the Four Seasons is among the most spiritual and emotional films of Eric Rohmer’s storied career. Five years after losing touch with Charles (Frédéric van den Driessche), the love of her life and the father of her young daughter, Félicie (Charlotte Véry) attempts to choose between librarian Loïc (Hervé Furic), who lives in the Parisian suburbs, and hairdresser Maxence (Michel Voletti), who has recently moved to Nevers. In the midst of indecision Félicie holds to an undying faith that a miracle will reunite her with Charles, a faith that Rohmer examines in all of its religious dimensions and philosophical ramifications.