Autumn Tale (1998)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Comedy of Manners, Romantic Comedy, Ensemble Film  |   Release Date - Jul 16, 1999 (USA)  |   Run Time - 112 min.  |   Countries - France  |   MPAA Rating - PG
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The final installment in Eric Rohmer's Tales of the Four Seasons quartet of films examines matchmaking among the middle-aged and romance in the Rhone Valley. The target of the matchmakers is widowed vintner Magali (Béatrice Romand), alone at her vineyard after the departure of her grown children. Her best friend (Marie Rivière) plots to pair her with a friendly businessman (Alain Libolt), while her son's girlfriend (Alexia Portal) schemes to introduce her to a high-school philosophy teacher. Rohmer's film was shown at the 1998 Venice Film Festival, the 1998 Telluride Film Festival, the 1998 Toronto Film Festival, and the 1998 New York Film Festival.

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