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Letter From An Unknown Woman

Joan Fontaine stars in this classic tearjerker playing a lonely woman who is seduced and abandoned by pianist Louis Jourdan. She marries another, but learns she's carrying Jourdan's child. Set in turn of the century Vienna, this haunting tale is perhaps cinema's greatest unrequited love story and is considered to be one of Max Ophul's great masterpieces.

Year: 1948
Genre: Alice's 300 Greatest Films, Drama, Classic Drama, Best of the 1940s, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die), Classic Cinema
Country: USA
Director: Max Ophuls
Starring: Joan Fontaine, Louis Jourdan, Mady Christians
Duration: 84 Minutes
Rating: PG
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