|Dites-lui que je l'aime|
|Directed by||Claude Miller|
|Produced by|| Maurice Bernart |
|Written by||Claude Miller|
Patricia Highsmith (novel)
|Starring|| Gérard Depardieu |
|Music by||Alain Jomy|
|Edited by||Jean-Bernard Bonis|
|Distributed by||AMLF/Filmoblic/France 3 Cinema/Prospectacle|
|Box office||$3.5 million|
Dites-lui que je l'aime (English: Tell Her I Love Her) is a 1977 French film directed by Claude Miller and starring Gérard Depardieu and Miou-Miou. It is based on the 1961 novel This Sweet Sickness by Patricia Highsmith.
David Martinaud is an accountant who leaves town for the weekends on the pretense that he is going to his native home to care for his parents, who are in fact dead. He is really fixing up a chalet, where he intends to move in with Lise, who he has loved since always. However, Lise is just married to another and has a child, but this does not stop the warped and depressed David from pursuing his dream, which is motivated by a deep-seated feeling of sexual inadequacy.
The film received six César nominations, for best director, actor, actress, cinematography, production design and sound.
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