Jules and Jim Movie Review 1962

Information and Film Reviews for Jules and Jim the Movie

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Beautiful film with perfect casting, particularly Moreau. Spanning from 1912 to 1932, it is the story of a friendship between two men and their 20-year love for the same woman. Werner is the shy German Jew and Serre the fun-loving Frenchman, who meet as students. The two men discover and woo the bohemian, destructive Moreau, although it is Werner she marries. After WWI, the friends are reunited but the marriage of Moreau and Werner is in trouble and she has an affair with Serre, which leads to tragedy for all three. Adapted from the novel by Henri-Pierre Roche. In French with English subtitles.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 104 minutes.
Originally from French.

Cast and Crew

Romantic Drama, Tragedy, Buddies, Romantic Triangles, 4 Bones
Jean Gruault, Francois Truffaut
Jeanne Moreau, Oskar Werner, Henri Serre, Marie DuBois, Vanna Urbino
Raoul Coutard
Francois Truffaut
Georges Delerue
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