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It all adds up in Eric Rohmer's magical 'A Summer's Tale'
It all adds up in Eric Rohmer's magical 'A Summer's Tale'

Eric Rohmer's "A Summer's Tale" got lost in the shuffle 18 years ago. The witty, delicate romantic comedy about an indecisive young man and the three women in his life, written and directed by the renowned New Wave French filmmaker of "My Night at Maud's" and "Claire's Knee," opened in Europe in 1996 after premiering at the Cannes Film Festival. But "A Summer's Tale," the third in the filmmaker's "Tales of Four Seasons" series of comedies, never was released in the United States. Thanks to the distribution company Big World Pictures, American audiences finally are getting an opportunity to see the movie. ...

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