The Story of Adèle H.

The Story of Adèle H. (L’histoire d’Adèle H.)

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Copresented by the UCLA Center for European and Russian Studies

Victor Hugo’s daughter Adèle is the subject of this French historical drama, directed by François Truffaut. A portrait of obsession and madness taken from her own diaries, the film describes how Adèle’s obsessive, unrequited love for a military officer leads to her downfall. (1975, dir. François Truffaut, 110 min., 35mm)

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