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Letter from an Unknown Woman


Joan Fontaine, Louis Jourdan, Mady Christians, Marcel Journet View All


Howard Koch (Screenplay), Max Ophüls (Director) View All

Release: Apr. 28th, 1948
Runtime: 1 hour, 27 minutes
A pianist about to flee from a duel receives a letter from a woman he cannot remember. As she tells the story of her lifelong love for him, he is forced to reinterpret his own past.
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0 The Unknown Woman
If anyone has seen this movie I would appreciate it if they could tell me what exactly happened at the end as well as why the person found in the car drug from the lake was killed. I've searched all...

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I love the way in which the story is separated into small significant sections, where Lisa discovers her love, searches for his recognition, gives up hope, finds her hope again, finally succeeds, looses his recognition, looses hope, gives up her love.
Citizen Rules
I had previously thought of Lisa as this sweet, enduring young woman who found the love of her life but could never win him.