Country: French, 125 minutes
Spoken Languages: French
Genre(s): Drama, Comedy, Romance
Director(s): Alain Resnais
Cast: Gérard Depardieu (as René Ragueneau), Nicole Garcia (as Janine Garnier), Pierre Arditi (as Zambeaux, le représentant de la direction générale à Paris), Marie Dubois (as Thérèse Ragueneau), Roger Pierre (as Jean Le Gall)
Medium: Original DVD,
Plot Outline: Prof. Henri Laborit uses the stories of the lives of three people to discuss behaviorist theories of survival, combat, rewards and punishment, and anxiety. René is a technical manager at a textile factory and must face the anxiety caused by corporate downsizing. Janine is a self-educated actress/stylist who learns that the wife of her lover is dying and must decide to let them reunite. Jean is a controversial career-climbing writer/politician at a crossroads in life.
Aspect ratio: 1.66:1