The Soft Skin

La peau douce, feature film, 1964

DIRECTED BY: François Truffaut

The Soft Skin

Jean Desailly (Pierre Lachenay),
Françoise Dorléac (Nicole),
Nelly Benedetti (Franca Lachenay),
Daniel Ceccaldi (Clément)

François Truffaut,
Jean-Louis Richard

Raoul Coutard

This is a love drama about a successful and happily married publisher who meets a charming stewardess Nicole. Soon, they become lovers. Even though Pierre tries to hide his affair from his wife France and daughter Sabine, he soon realizes that he will have to choose between Nicole and France.

35 mm, b/w, 113 min