Goodbye Again (1961)

Genres - Drama, Romance  |   Sub-Genres - Romantic Drama  |   Release Date - Jun 29, 1961 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 120 min.  |   Countries - France, United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Hal Erickson

Based on the Francoise Sagan novel Aimez vous Brahms?, Goodbye Again stars Ingrid Bergman as Paula Tessier, a successful Parisian interior decorator (with a personal wardrobe by Christian Dior) and Yves Montand as her roving-eye lover, Roger Demarest. Worried that she'll be left in the lurch by the unfaithful Montand, Bergman enters into an affair with the much-younger Philip Van Der Besh (Anthony Perkins). Once he realizes that he's lost Paula to Philip, Roger offers to mend his rakish ways. She takes him back, and they are married; soon afterward, however, Roger goes back to his old skirt-chasing habits. Variety noted that Goodbye Again has "strong appeal for a middle-aged distaff audience"; nowadays, they'd call it a chick flick.



betrayal, fashion-designer, philandering, jealousy, marriage, romance, promiscuity, womanizer