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12th March 1998

Letter From an Unknown Woman

Director: Max Ophuls

USA, 1947

Run Time: 86 minutes, Certificate: PG,
Genre: Drama, Romance, Language: English


This classic weepie is the cinematic equivalent of a Vienese waltz: sweet, sad and romantic. Cynical concert pianist (Louis Jourdan), receives a letter from a dying woman (Joan Fontaine), who claims , to be his former lover. Unfortunately, Jourdan has had so many half-remembered loves that he can't even recall Fontaine, and is unaware that he has influenced her entire life.

Number of reactions 22 Average score 6.41

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