The Story of Adele H.
- 1 hr 36 min
The Story of Adele H. is a French film released in 1975, originally titled (in French) "L'Histoire d'Adèle H. The movie is based on the life of Adele Hugo, daughter of famous writer Victor Hugo, and centers on her doomed love affair with a military officer. Material for the movie's plot was taken from the diaries of Adele Hugo. The film was made on location in various French locales, and starred Isabelle Adjani as Adele. Adjani was 20 years old when the film was made, and it earned her a great deal of praise from critics, including a nomination for a Best Actress Academy Award.