A young man finally meets the girl he’s secretly been in love with, but then she disappears. To deflect boredom, he decides to seduce a young bakery assistant. Just when she is about to give in to his charms, the first woman reappears, her ankle wrapped in a bandage.
Éric Rohmer set the blueprint for his Six Moral Tales series with this short-and-sweet story of desire, indecision, and day-to-day life in urban Paris. A fine introduction to his work, The Bakery Girl… features two of Rohmer’s contemporaries: filmmakers Barbet Schroeder and Bertrand Tavernier!
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