Claude Chabrol by Jean-Loup Sieff 1959. Chabrol (1930–2010) was a French film director, a member of the French New Wave group of filmmakers who first came to prominence at the end of the 1950s. Chabrol was a critic for the influential film magazine Cahiers du cinéma before beginning his career as a film maker.
ierre (Romain Duris), a dancer in Paris, is forced to stop performing after he is diagnosed with a severe heart condition. His sister, Élise (Juliette Binoche), despite conflicts at work, moves in with Pierre to take care of him. Together they reflect on their pasts and on the nature of love, but it's the diverse cast of Parisian characters they interact with, people with complicated stories of their own, who end up providing the most insight into the siblings' lives.