Chronique D'une Liaison Passagère

Diary Of A Fleeting Affair

Original name: Chronique D'une Liaison Passagère
English name: Diary Of A Fleeting Affair
Year: 2022
Run time: 100 Minutes
Language: French
Type (Colour/ Black & white): Colour
Country: France
Director: Emmanuel Mouret
Producers: Frédéric Niedermayer
Cast: Sandrine Kiberlain, Vincent Macaigne, Georgia Scalliet
Screenplay: Emmanuel Mouret, Pierre Giraud
Cinematographer: Laurent Desmet
Editor: Martial Salomon
Sound Designer: Maxime Gavaudan, François Méreu, Jean-Paul Hurier
Production Company: Moby Dick Films
World Sales: Kinology


  • Cannes FFl 2022
  • São Paulo IFF 2022
  • Busan IFF 2022
  • American French FF of Los Angeles 2022

Director’s Selected Filmography:

  • 2020 The Things We Say, the Things We Do
  • 2018 Lady J
  • 2011 The Art of Love
  • 2007 Shall We Kiss
  • 2006 Change of Address
  • 2003 Venus and Fleur

Director's Biography:

Emmanuel Mouret

Emmanuel Mouret graduated from La Fémis. His films, Venus and Fleur (2003) and Change of Address (2006), were invited to the Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes. His later film The Things We Say, the Things We Do (2020) was officially invited to Cannes. His other films include Shall We Kiss (2007) went to Venice FF. The Art of Love (2011) was screened at Locarno IFF. Lady J (2018) went to Toronto IFF and was nominated for multiple César Awards. With his latest Diary Of A Fleeting Affair (2022), he was once again at Cannes FF.


A single mother and a married man enter into an affair with the understanding that their relationship is purely sexual. Though they agree the relationship has no future, they find themselves increasingly drawn into each other's company.