Stylish Moments: Jules et Jim

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When I mentioned watching old French films the other day (obviously to revise), one of them happened to be a particular favourite of mine, Jules et Jim.

Set just before WW1, the story focusses on the friendship of Jules and Jim, and the capricious Catherine who begins to date Jules.

In my opinion, the whole film is completely stolen by the beautiful Catherine, played by Jeanne Moreau, who infatuates both Jules and Jim. Of course it’s a classic love triangle, but I won’t give away the ending! Of course like a lot of brilliant stories, Jules et Jim is based on the loosely autobiographical novel by Henri-Pierre Roché, and is definitely worth a read!

Sometimes though I’m not sure if it’s the story or if I’m just a sucker for breton stripes and boatnecks..

7 Comments

  1. April 26, 2012 / 11:21 am

    The whole way through I was thinking about how great the breton stripes and boat necks were and that perhaps I should watch this movie… Perhaps once I've seen it I'll at least pretend it's the story line that drew me in 😛

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  2. April 26, 2012 / 1:36 pm

    The jumper in the last frame is stunning! Trip to R.E. soon? x

    • April 26, 2012 / 11:09 pm

      yes definitely need a trip to RE too!! Hopefully may find more hidden treasures like that Dior dress.. xx

  3. Anonymous
    April 26, 2012 / 5:14 pm

    Love your blog, especcially since the makeover (still to be complete but really like it)love the idea of film inspiration. keep up the good work xx

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