Section: Close-up Eric Rohmer
Title: Le genou de Claire
Director: Éric Rohmer
Cast: Jean-Claude Brialy, Aurora Cornu, Béatrice Romand, Laurence de Monaghan, Fabrice Luchini
Duration: 1h 45
A few weeks before his wedding, Jérôme spends his vacation beside Annecy Lake where he must organise the sale of a family villa. By chance, he runs into Aurora, an old friend from Romania, who is staying at the house of a mutual acquaintance. Jérôme pays her a visit. Laura, the acquaintance’s strong-minded daughter, is rather attracted to the newcomer. This budding romance provides Aurora, who is a writer, with the subject of her next novel. Then Claire, Laura's elder half-sister, arrives on the scene and shakes him up in yet another way...