Une Simple Histoire (1970)

Genres - Comedy Drama  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - France  |  
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This simple story of a mother and daughter finds them struggling to find work and food in Paris. Micheline Bezancon is the expressionless young mother who alone worries about the future of her and her daughter. Filmed in black and white, the directorial approach is as simple as the title. She engages in a poignant narrative about her daily life. Half of the time the screen is black, evoking a feeling of despair that permeates the feature.



daughter, food, mother, poverty