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UW Cinematheque: Jacques Becker - A Master Before the Wave

Falbalas | France | 1945 | DCP | 111 min. | French with English subtitles Director: Jacques Becker

Event Details

Date
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Time
7 p.m.
Location
4070 Vilas Hall
Description
Cast: Raymond Rouleau, Micheline Presle, Jean Chevrier A womanizing fashion designer (Rouleau) finally finds love, but unfortunately he has fallen for his best friend’s fiancée (Presle). This wonderful cinematic precursor to Phantom Thread counts among its admirers Jean-Paul Gaultier, who said Falbalas “gave me my vocation in life. It directed the way I should make fashion.”
Cost
Free

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