WriterJean Gruault (scenario) Release date5 September 1984 CastSabine Azéma (Elisabeth Sutter), Fanny Ardant (Judith Martignac), Pierre Arditi (Simon Roche), André Dussollier (Jérôme Martignac) Similar moviesRelated Alain Resnais movies
An archaeologist (Pierre Arditi) and a Frenchwoman (Sabine Azema) fall deeply in love, until his encounter with death shatters their lives.
Lamour a mort (English: Love Unto Death) is a 1984 film directed by Alain Resnais.
The film was shot in Uzes, Gard, in the south of France.
Elisabeth and Simon have been deeply in love for two months when Simon momentarily dies, but comes back to life. Simon does not want any further medical tests, but the couple are forced to grapple with the possibility of his death. They eventually tell their close friends Jérôme and Judith Martignac about the event. The Martignacs are both clerics, and Judith has just been giving a funeral service for a villager who committed suicide, though Jérôme would have nothing to do with suicide..