When You Read This Letter

When You Read This Letter Release Date: September 12, 2018

When You Read This Letter was originally released in 1953 and was restored by Rialto Pictures for its 2018 theatrical re-release.

After her parents’ sudden death, Thérese (Juliette Gréco) decides to leave the convent to run the family business and care for her younger sister, who is involved with local lowlife Max (Philippe Lemaire). Then rape, attempted suicide, blackmail, a rigged car accident, and a one-sided love affair crash to a startling conclusion.

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Starring: Philippe LemaireJuliette GrécoYvonne SansonIrene GalterDaniel CauchyRobert DalbanJacques DevalFernand SardouClaude BorelliRoland Lesaffre
Directed By: Jean-Pierre Melville
Runtime: 104 minutes
Studio: Rialto Pictures
MPAA Rating Unrated