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Je t’aime

je t aime

Jeanne Moreau intoning “je t’aime, je t’aime” over the phone to her extramarital lover in Elevator to the Gallows (Ascenseur pour l’├ęchafaud)


Heartbroken and walking in the rain

Sad Walking in the rain

A figure of forlorn longing who aimlessly wanders the Parisian night searching for the paramour whom she believes has abandoned her and their dreams of blissfully escaping her betrothed situation. Her tremulous gait reflecting her character’s precarious emotional instability, Moreau’s bittersweet yearning pours forth from her exquisite countenance in waves.