A Tale of Winter

Synopsis

From one angle, Eric Rohmer’s late-career masterpiece is a luminous Christian parable about the transformative effects of grace; from another, it’s a frightening, unresolved picture of the role that chance plays in human affairs. One summer, a young man and woman (Frédéric van den Driessche and Charlotte Véry) fall deeply, passionately in love. Five years later, after accidentally giving him a false address, she is raising his child and drifting back and forth between two infatuated men with whom she’s unwilling, or unable, to settle down. A Tale of Winter—which includes a generous excerpt of the play from which it takes its name—is the fullest expression of Rohmer’s career-long reckoning with Shakespeare, the most sophisticated of his many attempts to pin down the nature of faith, and one of his most graceful, mysterious, and emotionally overwhelming films.

Trailer

Showtimes

Available nationwide through virtual cinema - through April 22 (via Laemmle Theatres, LOS ANGELES, CA)

Available nationwide through virtual cinema - April 23- July 18 - (via BAMPFA, SAN FRANCISCO, CA)

Available nationwide through virtual cinema - through July 31 (via Cinestudio, HARTFORD, CT)

Available nationwide through virtual cinema (via Art Cinema, MIAMI, FL)

Available nationwide through virtual cinema (via Music Box Theatre, CHICAGO, IL)

Available nationwide through virtual cinema (via Coolidge Corner Theatre, BROOKLINE, MA)

Available nationwide through virtual cinema (via Red River Theaters, Concord, NH)

Available nationwide through virtual cinema (via Film Forum, NEW YORK)

Available nationwide through virtual cinema - April 2-May 6 (via TSL, HUDSON, NY)

Available nationwide through virtual cinema - April 9-May 7 (via Sag Harbor Cinema, SAG HARBOR, NY)

Available nationwide through virtual cinema - April 2-May 13 (via CIA Cinematheque, CLEVELAND, OH)

Available nationwide through virtual cinema (via Capitol Theater, OLYMPIA, WA)

 

Available on streaming or VoD

Powered by JustWatch