The Adolescent (1979)

February 7, 2024

13-year-old Marie discovers her femininity and falls for a young Jewish doctor, but he begins an affair with her mother when her father abruptly leaves for a few weeks to help with a relative’s harvest.

That Most Important Thing: Love (aka L’important c’est d’aimer)


Servais Mont, a photographer, meets Nadine Chevalier who earns her money starring in cheap soft-core movies. Trying to help her, he borrows the money from the loan sharks to finance the theatrical production of ‘Richard III’ and gives Nadine a part. Nadine is torn apart between Servais, for whom she is falling in love, and her husband Jacques, to whom she has moral obligations.