The Lovers on the Bridge

The Lovers on the Bridge (1991)

Romance... In a most unlikely place.

  • Genre: Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 1991-10-16
  • User Rating: 7.3/10 from 288 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 5min
  • Language: Français
  • Production Company: Les Films Christian Fechner
  • Production Country: France
  • Director: Leos Carax
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From 288 Ratings


Set against Paris' oldest bridge, the Pont Neuf, while it was closed for repairs, this film is a love story between two young vagrants: Alex, a would be circus performer addicted to alcohol and sedatives and Michele, a painter driven to a life on the streets because of a failed relationship and an affliction which is slowly turning her blind.

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  • Juliette Binoche

    as Michèle Stalens
  • Denis Lavant

    as Alex
  • Klaus-Michael Grüber

    as Hans
  • Édith Scob

    as Couple in car
  • Georges Aperghis

    as Couple in car
  • Daniel Buain

    as Alex's friend
  • Marion Stalens

    as Marion
  • Chrichan Larsson

    as Julien
  • Paulette Berthonnier

    as Sailor / Barge operator
  • Roger Berthonnier

    as Sailor / Barge operator
  • Michel Vandestien

    as Fireman
  • Georges Castorp

    as Un endormi
  • Marc Desclozeaux

    as Un endormi
  • Alain Dahan

    as Un endormi
  • Pierre Pessemesse

    as Un endormi
  • Maître Bitoun

    as Un endormi
  • Johnny Aldama

    as Un endormi
  • Jean-Louis Airola

    as Poster Collector
  • Albert Prévost

    as Commissioner
  • Marc Maurette

    as Judge
  • Marie Trintignant

    as Voice (voice)
  • Leos Carax

    as Prisoner
Camera Jean-Yves Escoffier Director of Photography
Production Christian Fechner Producer
Sound Arvo Pärt Additional Soundtrack
Sound Henri Morelle Sound
Art Franck Schwarz Art Direction
Directing Leos Carax Director
Writing Leos Carax Writer
Sound Christian Monheim Sound Assistant
Production Hervé Truffaut Executive Producer
Production Bernard Artigues Associate Producer
Art Michel Vandestien Production Design
Camera Marc Koninckx Steadicam Operator
Editing Nelly Quettier Editor
Production Alain Dahan Associate Producer
Art Irène Galitzine Set Decoration
Production Albert Prévost Executive Producer
Costume & Make-Up Robert Nardone Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Isabelle Legay Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Valérie Tranier Makeup Artist
Production Philippe Lévy Administration