That morning when he went out to meet his children and grand-children who were on the way to visit him as every week-end, Mr Ladmiral did not know that this late-Summer Sunday and that the emotional events he would live through on that special day might radically change his whole life.
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Une admirable banalité dans la description du quotidien, un jeu d'acteurs sublime de finesse et de nuances et des plans parfaits dans l'harmonie visuelle et psychologique des personnages et de leur environnement, à travers la sensibilité d'un metteur en scène controversé. Un des meilleurs films de l'année... www.cinefiches.com
A Renoir painting in motion that reveals the transience of human pursuits, executed on the distinctly transient cultural-technological background of the early 20th century. Railway station scene a nod to Tati.