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Cleo from 5 to 7

Cast
Corinne Marchand, Antoine Bourseiller
Released
1962
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Singer Florence asks her assistant Angèle, whether her fear of death from cancer is "written on my face?... If it is I'll kill myself. I might as well be dead already." Angèle thinks to herself about Florence "and her hysterics." (0:07)

When Florence accepts the waiter's offer of coffee, Angèle protests, "Coffee will make you more agitated." (0:08)

While trying on a new hat and looking at herself in a mirror Florence thinks to herself, "Trying things on intoxicates me." (0:13) [This dialog comes from English subtitles translated from French, but here intoxication appears to represent euphoria metaphorically.]

Unable to stop thinking about the possibility that she will learn that she will die of cancer the distinction between and obsession and worry seems blurred.