A Tale of Springtime (1990)

Genres - Comedy Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Comedy of Manners, Romantic Comedy  |   Release Date - Jul 17, 1992 (USA)  |   Run Time - 107 min.  |   Countries - France  |   MPAA Rating - PG
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French filmmaker Eric Rohmer begins his Tales of the Four Seasons series with A Tale of Springtime. Parisian philosophy teacher Jeanne (Anne Teyssedre) is temporarily without a place to stay as her cousin occupies her own home and she refuses to stay in her boyfriend's messy apartment while he is away. A young pianist, Natasha (Florence Darel), offers the use of her house and she accepts. After the two become friends, it is apparent there is a rivalry between Natasha and her father Igor's girlfriend, Eve. As Natasha's father drifts away from Eve, Natasha unwittingly finds herself embroiled in the mess. A Winter's Tale is the following installment.

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boyfriend, cousin, father, girlfriend, philosophy, pianist, teacher