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A Simple Story
(Une simple histoire)

Directed by Marcel Hanoun.
With Raymond Jourdan, Gilette Barbier, Madeleine Marion.
France, 1959, digital video, black & white, 68 min.
French with English subtitles.
Copy source: Re:voir

The first film by an authentic filmmaker whose work remains unjustly marginalized, this neorealist chronicle of the journey of a woman who comes from the provinces to look for work in Paris is uniquely powerful: at once precise, cruel and moving.

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