The Letter


1h 48m 1999

Brief Synopsis

Madame de Cleves is in love with the handsome young pop singer Pedro Abrunhosa, but is trapped in a loveless marriage with a distinguished doctor. The dashing Abrunhosa makes his feelings for Madame de Cleves known, but she feels bound to stay faithful to her husband. Based on the 1678 novel "La Pri

Film Details

Also Known As
Carta, A, Letter, Lettre, La
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1999

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 48m

Synopsis

Madame de Cleves is in love with the handsome young pop singer Pedro Abrunhosa, but is trapped in a loveless marriage with a distinguished doctor. The dashing Abrunhosa makes his feelings for Madame de Cleves known, but she feels bound to stay faithful to her husband. Based on the 1678 novel "La Princesse de Cleves" by Madame de La Fayette.

Film Details

Also Known As
Carta, A, Letter, Lettre, La
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1999

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 48m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the Jury Prize at the 1999 Cannes Film Festival.

Released in United States 1999

Released in United States May 1999

Released in United States October 2000

Released in United States September 1999

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (in competition) May 12-23, 1999.

Shown at New York Film Festival September 24 - October 10, 1999.

Shown at the Chicago International Film Festival October 6-21, 2000.

Shown at Toronto International Film Festival (Masters) September 9-18, 1999.

Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival September 24 - October 10, 1999.

Released in United States 1999 (Shown at New York Film Festival September 24 - October 10, 1999.)

Released in United States September 1999 (Shown at Toronto International Film Festival (Masters) September 9-18, 1999.)

Released in United States October 2000 (Shown at the Chicago International Film Festival October 6-21, 2000.)

Released in United States May 1999 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (in competition) May 12-23, 1999.)

Released in United States 1999 (Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival September 24 - October 10, 1999.)