Monday, November 28

1978 Cannes Film Festival – Best Actress Winner and Nominees

1978 Cannes Film Festival – Best Actress Winner

An Unmarried Woman Jill Clayburgh

An Unmarried Woman

Jill Clayburgh

A wealthy woman from Manhattan’s Upper East Side struggles to deal with her new identity and her sexuality after her husband of sixteen years leaves her for a younger woman.

Violette Isabelle Huppert

Violette

Isabelle Huppert

In an interwar France struggling with profound social and political change, 18-year-old Violette Noziere rebels against the constraints of her claustrophobic, working-class (and possibly incestuous) family, with troubling consequences.