L’Étrange Madame X
Dir. Jean Grémillon. 1951, 91 mins. Digital projecton. This film will be shown without English subtitles. With Michele Morgan, Henri Vidal. Chambermaid Irene is in a loveless marriage with an aristocratic publishing magnate when she falls in love with a handsome young carpenter and gets pregnant. This extremely rare film has an uncharacteristically high polish, and is possessed of an otherworldly sensual intimacy.
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