Water Drops on Burning Rocks (Gouttes d'eau sur pierres brûlantes) is a 2000 French film directed by François Ozon. The film is based on a German play by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Tropfen auf heisse Steine.


Franz leaves his fiancée Anna to begin a relationship with a dominating older man, Léopold. Franz moves into Léopold's apartment. Months later, Anna comes to see Franz, alone, and they rekindle their relationship. Léopold arrives home with his ex-lover Véra to further complicate matters.


  • Bernard Giraudeau: Léopold
  • Malik Zidi: Franz
  • Ludivine Sagnier: Anna
  • Anna Levine: Véra

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