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drab, sober, somber, sombre(adj)
lacking brightness or color; dull
"drab faded curtains"; "sober Puritan grey"; "children in somber brown clothes"
somber, sombre, melancholy(adj)
grave or even gloomy in character
"solemn and mournful music"; "a suit of somber black"; "a somber mood"
Dull or dark in colour.
a sombre situation
dull; dusky; somewhat dark; gloomy; as, a somber forest; a somber house
melancholy; sad; grave; depressing; as, a somber person; somber reflections
to make somber, or dark; to make shady
gloom; obscurity; duskiness; somberness
Origin: [F. sombre; cf. Sp. sombra, shade, prob. from LL. subumbrare to put in the shade; L. sub under + umbra shade. See Umbrage.]
Sombre is a 1998 French film directed by Philippe Grandrieux, starring Marc Barbé and Elina Löwensohn. The film was nominated for the Golden Leopard and won the C.I.C.A.E. Award - Special Mention at the Locarno International Film Festival. It deals with Jean, a serial killer who follows the Tour de France cycling race in his car and murders women along his way. Then he meets Claire, a psychologically troubled and confused woman who falls in love with him.
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