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Plot, Details & Awards

La Lectrice

In Theaters 04/21/1989 , 98min.
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Plot & Details

At the suggestion of a friend, Constance (Miou-Miou) places an ad in the paper offering her services as a reader in this romantic comedy drama. Her job leads her to a variety of employers and occasional romantic involvement. Maria Casares plays the widow of an East European general who has Constance read Tolstoy and Marx. Pierre Dux is the local magistrate who prefers to hear the memoirs of the Marquis de Sade. She also has an affair with a harried business executive played by Patrick Chesnais. This film was named the "Best Feature" at the 1988 Montreal World Film Festival.

French Academy of Cinema

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
1988 French Academy of Cinema Best Supporting Actor Patrick Chesnais Won

French Film Critics Circle

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
1988 French Film Critics Circle Prix Louis-Delluc Michel Deville Won

Montr?al World Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
1987 Montr?al World Film Festival Best Picture Won

Montréal World Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
1987 Montréal World Film Festival Best Picture Won

National Board of Review

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
1989 National Board of Review Best Foreign Film Nominated

Telluride Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
1988 Telluride Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

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