Swann in Love

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Swann in Love

paris, france based on novel or book jealousy courtesan 19th century

Swann in Love

Release Date: February 23, 1984

Year    :   1984
Slogan    :   «Volker Schlöndorff's Masterly Film»
Genres    :   Drama, Romance
Production Companies    :   Gaumont, Neue Bioskop Film, S.F.P.C.
Director    :   Volker Schlöndorff
Producers    :   Margaret Ménégoz, Eberhard Junkersdorf, Romain Brémond, Martin Wiebel, Caroline Huppert, Marie-Christine D'Aragon
Writers    :   Jean-Claude Carrière, Peter Brook, Marcel Proust, Marie Hélène Estienne
RunTime    :   110 mins.

The beginning of the 20th century. Charles Swann, a young and wealthy dandy, spends most of his time hanging out with the old nobility, notably the Duke and Duchess of Guermantes. He is madly in love with a pretty demi-mondaine, Odette de Crécy. Idle, Swann surrendered complacently to the torments of jealousy. After hours of suffering, he manages to spend a night with Odette. In the morning, he believes that ultimately, this one is "not his type". However, we find him, many years later, alongside Odette who, now his wife, gave him a daughter. In the company of Baron de Charlus, brother of the Duchess of Guermantes, he wonders about the failure of his sentimental life, so far removed from this absolute he dreamed of...

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