JUST A SIGH

Directed by Jérôme Bonnell |Written by Jérôme Bonnell
US release date: March 21, 2014
Directed and Written by Jérôme Bonnell
With Emmanuelle Devos, Gabriel Byrne
105 min, Romance, France, 2014

In the short break between performances in Calais, stage actress Alix, played by the stunning Emmanuelle Devos (Desplechin’s Christmas Tale), makes a quick escape to Paris. On the train, she meets a mysterious English stranger. Drawn toward him, she follows him, loves him, for a few hours, before facing what could be a new life. With masterful performances by Devos and her acclaimed co-star Gabriel Byrne, Just a Sigh is an imaginative and lushly filmed Parisian romance. Young and versatile director Jérôme Bonnell (Le Chignon d’Olga) tells a real-time story with a particular sense for detail. Reminiscent of François Truffaut’s The Woman Next Door, the film captures vivid insights of a burning love evolving between two characters, wonderfully brought together by Bonnell’s down-to-earth approach. Just a Sigh captures an irrational, sentimental encounter balanced between the extremes of elopement and routine, with breathtaking psychological intrigue.


Opens in the US on March 21, 2014

- Opens in New York on March 21, 2014 at Lincoln Plaza Cinema and IFC Center

- opens in Los Angeles on March 28, 2014 at Laemmle Theaters

This film may not be shown in all US cities, please check your local listings for exact showtimes and places.

US Distribution : Distrib Films

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