The Crying Woman
|The Crying Woman|
|Directed by||Jacques Doillon|
|Produced by||Danièle Delorme|
|Written by||Jacques Doillon|
|Edited by||Isabelle Rathery|
|Box office||$1.9 million|
Jacques comes back after a long absence from his wife, Dominique, and their daughter, Lola. They live in an isolated house located on a hill in Haute-Provence. Dominique cries when she sees him.
She had driven him away because she cannot stand the way he cries. Jacques is helpless to the excesses of his emotion. But this time, he returns because he loves another woman.
Following a minor accident suffered by Lola, Dominique realizes she cannot continue living alone. She asks to meet Haydee, the new woman and tries to get along with her. Jacks and Haydee settle in his house, but he leaves, During his absence, Haydée helps Dominique care for Lola.
Upon his return, the discomfort grows. Haydée may be pregnant, but the test is negative. Realizing her affair with Jacques has no future, Haydee leaves. Dominique, in a crazy gesture, tries to kill her with Jacques’ car.
Later, Jacques and Dominique are alone face to face, but face realize a reconciliation is impossible. Dominique vacates with Lola, leaving Jacques in his solitude.
|1980||César Awards||Best Actress||Dominique Laffin||Nominated|