slippers. Anne has gone into the bathroom.
that in her building, the attic
apartment was burgled from the
loft. They just knocked a hole in
the wall, cut out all of the
He goes toward the kitchen.
They must have been professionals.
to be looking at Anne.
Did I tell you, you looked good
SHORT PAUSE. THEN:
What’s got into you?
presto incredible? What staccato!
Don’t you agree?
You’re proud of him, huh?
SCENE 7 - INT. BEDROOM - NIGHT
raises his eyes. Anne is sitting upright, her back against
the next scene.
SCENE 8 - INT. KITCHEN - DAY
takes the egg out of the pan with a spoon and runs it under
cold water. Like Georges, she is still in her robe.
(on the phone)
What about next week? No but still,
ideas. And anyway, it’s too ugly to
look at... Wednesday? What time?
you too, to paint over it? But at
least some primer...Yes, OK. Thank
Synopsis: Retired music teachers Georges (Jean-Louis Trintignant) and Anne (Emmanuelle Riva) have spent their lives devoted to their careers and to each other. Their relationship faces its greatest challenge when Anne suffers a debilitating stroke. Though Georges himself suffers from the aches and infirmities of old age, he bravely ignores his own discomfort to take care of his wife, and is determined to keep his promise to her that she never go back to the hospital.