Les Amants du Pont-Neuf (1991)

Les amants du Pont-Neuf / The Lovers on the Bridge
1991 | France | Leos Carax | ★★★★★

Leos Carax's masterfully kinetic, joyously sensuous Les Amants du Pont-Neuf is an utterly beautiful romantic drama, featuring unforgettable imagery, seductively tragic plotting, and a pair of absolutely wonderful performances from Juliette Binoche and Denis Lavant.

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"A homeless artist who is losing her sight, Michele (Binoche) finds herself drawn into a passionate relationship with a troubled street performer named Alex. Then, despite all obstacles, they together find love and shelter on the famed Pont-Neuf bridge in Paris. But, in time, their unlikely love will be tested as Michele's secret past catches up with her! With memorable performances from an outstanding cast, you'll be swept away by the stirring romance of this wonderfully inspired motion picture!" Arrow Films