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The Aviator's Wife

The Aviator's Wife PG rating

A bittersweet fable about a young man's jealous pursuits; the first film in Eric Rohmer's six-film series, Comedies and Proverbs.

Drama 1980 106 mins

Director: Eric Rohmer

Overview

When a young postman, suspecting his older girlfriend of infidelity, follows the man he fears is her lover around Paris, he finds himself joined in his investigations by a schoolgirl bemused by the intrigue... The first film in Rohmer's second series, Comedies and Proverbs - about the the amorous desires, doubts and dilemmas of young people - is a beautifully bittersweet fable about the importance of trust and our blindness to the needs of others.