Éric Rohmer’s Tales of the Four Seasons

April 23–July 5, 2021

Shot on location in various regions of France in the 1990s, when Éric Rohmer was at the height of his powers, this four-film cycle probes the psychological and philosophical mysteries of love—elusive, imagined, or manifest.

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  • A Tale of Springtime

  • A Tale of Winter

  • A Tale of Summer

  • A Tale of Autumn

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  • Ticket Package: Éric Rohmer’s Tales of the Four Seasons


    Available starting April 23

    This special discounted package features access to all four films in the streaming series Éric Rohmer’s Tales of the Four Seasons. Shot on location in various regions of France in the 1990s, when Rohmer was at the height of his powers, the Tales of the Four Seasons probe the psychological and philosophical mysteries of love—elusive, imagined, or manifest.

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  • A Tale of Springtime

    Éric Rohmer
    France, 1990

    Available starting April 23

    A Parisian philosophy teacher, Jeanne, becomes entangled in her new friend Natacha’s plot to oust Natacha’s father’s young girlfriend in “one of Rohmer’s most formally restrained and emotionally unhinged films” (New Yorker).

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  • A Tale of Winter

    Éric Rohmer
    France, 1992

    Available starting April 23

    Vacillating between two suitors and shuttling between gray Paris and chilly Nevers, Félicie dreams of reuniting with her ideal mate, with whom she had a summer fling—and a child. The film’s climax is a “subtly enacted miracle” (Village Voice). 

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  • A Tale of Summer

    Éric Rohmer
    France, 1996

    Available starting April 23

    Set in Dinard, a holiday resort on the Brittany coast, this summer’s tale of romantic dreams is presented with the controlled grace of a master, dissecting every uncertain glance, every failed connection, and every hopeful touch.

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  • A Tale of Autumn

    Éric Rohmer
    France, 1998

    Available starting April 23

    A widowed vintner in southern France insists she has no time for romance; nonetheless, her friends set out to find her a companion. “Rohmer elegantly seduces us with people who have all of the alarming unpredictability of life” (Roger Ebert).

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