Conte d'hiver (A Tale of Winter)

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In this second of his saga of four seasons, writer/director Eric Rohmer takes a look at the romantic escapades of a youthful hairdresser, who tries to balance her time between two lovers, her boss and a librarian.

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  • This winter romance by Rohmer, then in his 70s, demonstrates that faith and art can work miracles.

    Mar 12, 2015 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…
  • Rohmer's style, over the years, has become so easy and natural that, at its best, his work never seems like fabricated drama... While this low-budget Tale of Winter may seem simple, it's a masterly simplicity.

    Dec 15, 2014 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…
  • As usual, Rohmer works magic with his generally unfamiliar casts, drawing from them more they perhaps realize they're yielding.

    Dec 15, 2014 | Full Review…
  • Rohmer has become such a master of his chosen classic genre -- the crystalline philosophical tale of character and romantic choice -- that this is a nearly perfect work, in performance as well as execution.

    Dec 15, 2014 | Full Review…
  • With A Tale of Springtime and A Tale of Winter, Eric Rohmer has given us a pair of wonderful motion pictures... I wonder what Summer and Autumn will bring.

    Oct 30, 2006 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…
  • It has, as ever, enormous compassion, wit and insight, and its ending is exquisitely affecting.

    Jun 24, 2006 | Full Review…

    Geoff Andrew

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