Forced to earn a living by accepting demeaning roles, Nadine Chevalier (Romy Schneider) encounters tabloid photographer Servais (Fabio Testi) on the set of her latest film. Desperate to win her affections, Servais agrees to bankroll her next project, a production of Richard III with Nadine starring opposite the maniacal Karl-Heinz Zimmer (Klaus Kinski).
Romy Schneider delivers a César Award-winning performance as a down-on-her-luck actress in L'IMPORTANT C'EST D'AIMER (THAT MOST IMPORTANT THING: LOVE), Andrzej Żuławski’s “passionate portrait of the dignity – and the indignities – of an actor’s work” (Film Comment).
DIRECTED BY ANDRZEJ ZULAWSKI
FRANCE | 1975 | FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES