PROVIDENCE

By Alain RESNAIS

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Drama - Completed 1977


    • Year of production
    • 1977
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • FRANCE, UNITED KINGDOM
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH, FRENCH
    • Duration
    • 99 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Alain RESNAIS
    • Synopsis
    • The film describes the process of literary creation. Part of the plot takes place in the mind of Clive Langham, a celebrated writer who is aware that he is on the point of dying and who, on the eve of his seventy-eighth's birthday, conceives during the night his last novel, where he writes about himself, his memories, with the members of his family representing the principal characters, the ties and divergencies that exist between art and life are revealed Clive Langham's phantasms have given birth to the outline of his novel. But while thinking he was depicting the others, he was in fact revealing certain hidden aspects of his own character.
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