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* DeliberatelyMonochrome: The movie shifts back and forth from color to black and white for no apparent reason, and no pattern except that most of the outdoor scenes are in color and most of the indoor scenes are in black and white. Claude Lelouch [[WordOfGod later admitted]] that he was initially shooting the movie in black and white because he had NoBudget, but after an American distributor gave him $40,000 for color film stock he shot as much as he could in color.

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* DeliberatelyMonochrome: The movie shifts back and forth from color to black and white for no apparent reason, and no pattern except that most of the outdoor scenes are in color and most of the indoor scenes are in black and white. Claude Lelouch [[WordOfGod later admitted]] that he was initially shooting the movie in black and white because he had NoBudget, but after an American distributor gave him $40,000 for color film stock he shot as much as he could in color. So it is a [[SubvertedTrope subversion]] of the trope, because there is no purpose for the colour switches.

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* SetBehindTheScenes: Anne is a script supervisor. Her work is showed in the {{Flashback}}s.


* RaceForYourLove: {{Inverted|Trope}}. Instead of preventing Anne from leaving, Jean-Louis races so he can meet Anne's train when it arrives in Paris.

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* RaceForYourLove: {{Inverted|Trope}}. Instead of preventing Anne from leaving, Jean-Louis races so he can meet to catch Anne's train when it arrives in Paris.


* BreakUpMakeUpScenario: {{Implied|Trope}}. Jean-Louis and Anne are attracted to each other. Finally, Anne declares her love for Jean-Louis. Jean-Louis goes through all of France to meet her, but the memory of her lost husband prevents Anne from building a new relationship with Jean-Louis, so she leaves him: she takes a train back to Paris. Nevertheless, Jean-Louis decides to drive to the train station where she must arrive to meet her again, so it is implied that they will make up.

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* BreakUpMakeUpScenario: {{Implied|Trope}}. Jean-Louis and Anne are attracted to each other. Finally, Anne declares her love for Jean-Louis. Jean-Louis goes through all of France to meet her, but the memory of her lost husband prevents Anne from building a new relationship with Jean-Louis, so she leaves him: she takes a train back to Paris. Nevertheless, Jean-Louis decides to drive to the train station where she must arrive to meet her again, so it is implied that they will make up.and he embraces her on the platform.



* RaceForYourLove: Jean-Louis racing back to Paris so he can meet Anne's train.

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* RaceForYourLove: {{Inverted|Trope}}. Instead of preventing Anne from leaving, Jean-Louis racing back to Paris races so he can meet Anne's train.train when it arrives in Paris.


* RomancingTheWidow: Both Jean-Louis's and Anne's spouses are dead.

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* RomancingTheWidow: Both Jean-Louis's and Anne's spouses are dead.dead, so it is both played straight and {{GenderInverted|Trope}}.


* BreakUpMakeUpScenario: {{Implied|Trope}}. Jean-Louis and Anne are attracted to each other. Finally, Anne declares her love for Jean-Louis. Jean-Louis goes through all of France to meet her, but the memory of her lost husband prevents Anne from building a new relationship with Jean-Louis, so she leaves him: she takes a train back to Paris. Nevertheless, Jean-Louis decides to drive to the train station where she must arrive to meet her again, so it is implied that they will make up.



* DrivenToSuicide: A flashback reveals that Jean-Louis' wife had a mental breakdown and killed herself after an accident at [[UsefulNotes/TwentyFourHoursOfLeMans Le Mans]] left Jean-Louis in a coma.

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* DrivenToSuicide: A flashback reveals that Jean-Louis' Jean-Louis's wife had a mental breakdown and killed herself after an accident at [[UsefulNotes/TwentyFourHoursOfLeMans Le Mans]] left Jean-Louis in a coma.


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* RomancingTheWidow: Both Jean-Louis's and Anne's spouses are dead.

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* LoveConfession: Anne sends Jean-Louis a telegram, which reads "I love you." As soon as he receives it, Jean-Louis drives back to Paris.

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* InnerMonologue: We hear Jean-Louis's thoughts as he drives back from Monte-Carlo to Paris.



* ArtShift: The movie shifts back and forth from color to black and white for no apparent reason, and no pattern except that most of the outdoor scenes are in color and most of the indoor scenes are in black and white. Claude Lelouch [[WordOfGod later admitted]] that he was initially shooting the movie in black and white because he had NoBudget, but after an American distributor gave him $40,000 for color film stock he shot as much as he could in color.


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* DeliberatelyMonochrome: The movie shifts back and forth from color to black and white for no apparent reason, and no pattern except that most of the outdoor scenes are in color and most of the indoor scenes are in black and white. Claude Lelouch [[WordOfGod later admitted]] that he was initially shooting the movie in black and white because he had NoBudget, but after an American distributor gave him $40,000 for color film stock he shot as much as he could in color.


''A Man and a Woman'' is a 1966 film from France, directed by Claude Lelouch, starring Anouk Aimee and VCreator/JeanLouisTrintignant.

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''A Man and a Woman'' is a 1966 film from France, directed by Claude Lelouch, starring Anouk Aimee and VCreator/JeanLouisTrintignant.
Creator/JeanLouisTrintignant.


''A Man and a Woman'' is a 1966 film from France, directed by Claude Lelouch, starring Anouk Aimee and Jean-Louis Trintignant.

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''A Man and a Woman'' is a 1966 film from France, directed by Claude Lelouch, starring Anouk Aimee and Jean-Louis Trintignant.
VCreator/JeanLouisTrintignant.

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* ArtShift: The movie shifts back and forth from color to black and white for no apparent reason, and no pattern except that most of the outdoor scenes are in color and most of the indoor scenes are in black and white. [[WordOfGod later admitted]] that he was initially shooting the movie in black and white because he had NoBudget, but after an American distributor gave him $40,000 for color film stock he shot as much as he could in color.

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* ArtShift: The movie shifts back and forth from color to black and white for no apparent reason, and no pattern except that most of the outdoor scenes are in color and most of the indoor scenes are in black and white. Claude Lelouch [[WordOfGod later admitted]] that he was initially shooting the movie in black and white because he had NoBudget, but after an American distributor gave him $40,000 for color film stock he shot as much as he could in color.


* ArtShift: The bulk of the movie is in color but various scenes are shot in black and white for no apparent reason, and no pattern except that most of the outdoor scenes are in color and most of the indoor scenes are in black and white. Scenes shot in black and white include Anne and Jean-Louis's first ride home from the boarding school, Anne's ImagineSpot of John as a pimp, and their first lunch date with their children. Director Claude Lelouch [[WordOfGod later admitted]] that he was initially shooting the movie in black and white because he had NoBudget, but after an American distributor gave him $40,000 for color film stock he shot as much as he could in color.

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* ArtShift: The bulk of the movie is in shifts back and forth from color but various scenes are shot in to black and white for no apparent reason, and no pattern except that most of the outdoor scenes are in color and most of the indoor scenes are in black and white. Scenes shot in black and white include Anne and Jean-Louis's first ride home from the boarding school, Anne's ImagineSpot of John as a pimp, and their first lunch date with their children. Director Claude Lelouch [[WordOfGod later admitted]] that he was initially shooting the movie in black and white because he had NoBudget, but after an American distributor gave him $40,000 for color film stock he shot as much as he could in color.


* ArtShift: The bulk of the movie is in color but various scenes are shot in black and white for no apparent reason. Scenes shot in black and white include Anne and Jean-Louis's first ride home from the boarding school, Anne's ImagineSpot of John as a pimp, and their first lunch date with their children. Director Claude Lelouch [[WordOfGod later admitted]] that he was initially shooting the movie in black and white because he had NoBudget, but after an American distributor gave him $40,000 he shot parts, including most of the outdoor scenes, in color.

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* ArtShift: The bulk of the movie is in color but various scenes are shot in black and white for no apparent reason.reason, and no pattern except that most of the outdoor scenes are in color and most of the indoor scenes are in black and white. Scenes shot in black and white include Anne and Jean-Louis's first ride home from the boarding school, Anne's ImagineSpot of John as a pimp, and their first lunch date with their children. Director Claude Lelouch [[WordOfGod later admitted]] that he was initially shooting the movie in black and white because he had NoBudget, but after an American distributor gave him $40,000 for color film stock he shot parts, including most of the outdoor scenes, as much as he could in color.

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