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by Jacques Rivette


Vulnerable Marie comes back into loner Julien's life. Their intense love will take them to a place where questions of life and death do not exist. A place ruled by love without limits, until Julien discovers the strange secret which links Marie to the mysterious Madame X...

international title: The Story of Marie and Julien
original title: Histoire de Marie et Julien
country: France, Italy
sales agent: Celluloid Dreams
year: 2003
genre: fiction
directed by: Jacques Rivette
film run: 145'
release date: FR/BE 12/11/03, LU 28/11/03
screenplay: Jacques Rivette, Pascal Bonitzer, Christine Laurent
cast: Emmanuelle Béart, Jerzy Radziwilowicz, Anne Brochet, Bettina Kee, Olivier Cruveiller, Mathias Jung, Nicole Garcia
cinematography by: William Lubtchansky
film editing: Nicole Lubtchansky
art director: Emmanuel de Chauvigny
costumes designer: Laurence Struz
producer: Martine Marignac, Maurice Trinchant
production: Pierre Grise Productions, Cinemaundici, ARTE France Cinéma, VM Productions, FMB2 de Film
distributor: Les Films du Losange, Mikado (IT), Victory Productions (BE), Artificial Eye (UK), Playtime (GR), Atalanta Filmes (PT), Filmladen (AT)