Parfait Amour

Jean van de Velde Feature film - 1985 - 95 min.

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In this psychological drama, inspired by Milan Kundera's book The Laugh and Patrick Modiano's The Street with Dark Shops, director and scriptwriter Jean van de Velde investigates the phenomenon of memory loss. The main character is a Czech living in Holland, who loses his memory after a car accident and starts searching for the truth surrounding the crash. After the artistic films by the First Amsterdam Film Association, the feature film Parfait Amour was a turning point for Van de Velde. After this film, he started to make more accessible films for a wider audience.


Director(s) Jean van de Velde
Producer(s) René Scholten
Production Company
De Eerste A'damse Filmassociatie
Director of Photography
Production Design
Hemmo Sportel
Sound on Set
Production Country