Original title: The Lovers on the Bridge Director: Leos Carax Screenplay: Leos Carax Director of Photography: Jean-Yves Escoffier Producer: Christian Fechner Editor: Nelly Quettier Country: France Year of production: 1991 Length (min): 125 Language: French Subtitles: Czech Sales: Tamasa Distribution Section: Profil: Leos Carax
The famous Pont-Neuf in Paris is under reconstruction. Alcoholic Alex lives under this bridge. Painter Michèle, who is slowly losing her sight, ends up living on the streets after a series of unfortunate events. When they meet one night, a strong bond forms between them. Their mutual love offers them a refuge in their desolate situation. The making of the film was afflicted by numerous difficulties and bad luck, including Denis Lavant's injury, leading to endless delays and financial losses.