An Impossible Love (Un Amour Impossible)
Châteauroux, France, in the late fifties and Rachel, a modest office worker, meets Philippe, a brilliant young man born to a wealthy family.
Their brief passionate affair results in the birth of a daughter, Chantal. Philippe refuses to marry outside of his social class forcing Rachel to bring up their daughter on her own. Regardless, Chantal is a great source of happiness for Rachel. She wishes for Philippe to legally acknowledge his daughter, which would give her his last name. A battle of more than ten years ensues, which will eventually break up all of their lives.
'(W)ith its impeccable design and photography, this is compelling and sophisticated melodrama.' David Parkinson, Radio Times