A CARTA (1999)

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  • La LETTRE Alternative
  • The LETTER Alternative


Drama set in modern day high society, based on Madame de Layfayette's classic novel. After an unhappy love affair, Mademoiselle de Chartres is wooed by a much older man, Jacques de Cleves, a famous doctor. Although not able to return his feelings, she agrees to marry him but later falls in love with a young singer. Increasingly tempted to live out her passion, but wishing to remain faithful, the young girl decides to confide in her husband, with tragic consequences.

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