Danielle Darrieux, Charles Boyer, and Vittorio De Sica star in this elegant drama of romance as an elaborate dance played out in a society where appearances are everything. It placed in the number 90 spot in the 2022 Sight & Sound Greatest Films of All Time poll.
Tag: Max Ophuls
‘La Ronde’ – love is a dance on HBO Max and Criterion Channel
Leaving soon: ‘Caught’ – Cinderella noir on Criterion Channel
Blu-ray: ‘Letter from an Unknown Woman’ – Olive Signature Edition
Letter from an Unknown Woman (Olive Signature, Blu-ray) (1948), the second Hollywood film by European émigré Max Ophüls (who was credited as Opuls on his American movies), is his first American masterpiece, an exquisitely stylish romantic melodrama (based on a novel by Stefan Zweig) informed by his continental sensibility. “By the time you read this […]