By Francoise Sagan, Peter Wiles
Aimez-vous Brahms is a singular by way of Françoise Sagan, first released in 1959.
It was once released within the united states in 1960, and was once made right into a movie lower than the name Goodbye Again in 1961 starring Ingrid Bergman and Anthony Perkins. It was once additionally tailored (probably unofficially) as a Hindi movie known as Jahan Tum Le Chalo in 1999.
The plot issues a middle-aged lady who leaves her long-standing lover for a dating with a more youthful guy.
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