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Lover For a Day
(L’Amant d’un jour)

Philippe Garrel

The latest from veteran French director Philippe Garrel, Lover For a Day is a bittersweet and intoxicating study of relationships in flux. After a devastating breakup, broken-hearted Jeanne (Esther Garrel) retreats to her father Gilles’ (Éric Caravaca) flat in Paris, only to discover Gilles living with a new girlfriend her own age: Arianne (Louise Chevillotte). Both young women are looking for their own kind of love in a city filled with possibilities.

Filmed in breathtaking black and white by cinematographer Renato Berta, Lover For a Day is a work of rare clarity from a director whose experience shows.