THE STORY OF MY WIFE
THE STORY OF MY WIFE / 2021 / HUNGARY, GERMANY, FRANCE, ITALY / 169 min
As soon as he sees her, Jacob Störr, a Dutch ship captain asks for Lizzy’s hand in marriage. The charming French lady accepts, but, besides the intimate moments, their happily ever after brings tormenting hours as well. The captains emotional highs and lows reveal us the exact nature of jealousy and the intractable contradictions of the male-female relationship. Ildikó Enyedi’s new film is based on Milán Füst’s novel that has been a Nobel Prize for Literature nominee and was translated into more than 20 languages.
The director was born on 1955 in Budapest.
Léa SEYDOUX, Luna WEDLER, Louis GARREL