The Story of Adele H.

François Truffaut (director, screenwriter)
Adele Hugo (diary)
Jean Gruault, Suzanne Schiffman, Frances Vernor Guille (screenwriters)
Isabelle Adjani, Bruce Robinson, Sylvia Marriott (starring)

N.p. N.p., Circa 1975. Vintage reference photograph of François Truffaut and Isabelle Adjani on the set of the 1975 film.

Based on the diaries of Adele Hugo, youngest daughter of French writer Victor Hugo.

Adele Hugo's (Isababelle Adjani) romantic obsession with the indifferent British officer, Lieutenant Pinson (Bruce Robinson), leads her to follow him to Halifax, and eventually succumb to madness and despair.

Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for Adjani, at age 20, making her the youngest nominee for the award, at the time.

Set in Halifax, Nova Scotia, shot on location in Senegal and Channel Islands.

12 x 9.5 inches. Light soiling in margin, else Near Fine.

[Book #150678]