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Eva (1962)

 -  Drama  -  4 June 1965 (USA)
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A raw Welsh novelist in Venice is humiliated by a money-loving Frenchwoman who erotically ensnares him.

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Tyvian Jones
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Francesca Ferrara
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Alan McCormick - a screenwriter
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Michele - a player
Lisa Gastoni ...
The red-headed Russian
Checco Rissone ...
Pieri
Enzo Fiermonte ...
Enzo
Nona Medici ...
Anna Maria
Roberto Paoletti
Alex Revidis ...
The Greek
Evi Rigano ...
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John Pepper ...
The little boy
Van Eicken
Peggy Guggenheim
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A raw Welsh novelist in Venice is humiliated by a money-loving Frenchwoman who erotically ensnares him.

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Music by Michel Legrand
Lyrics by Joseph Losey and Evan Jones
Sung by Tony Middleton
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See it for Moreau!
3 December 2002 | by See all my reviews

Truffaut muse Jeanne Moreau was one of the sexiest women in cinema. Her features were unnaturally glamorous: the dark eyes that registered anything but passivity, eyebrows always slightly furrowed, upturned mouth will full, sensuous lips. She's on fire here; thus, her Eva transcends this material. Miss Moreau fills every scene with a physicality that looks almost choreographed yet not rehearsed. She's raw carnality personified. Combining that quality with a careless self-consciousness make it easy for one to see what's missing in today's female actors. Louise Brooks had it. Jessica Lange had it in The Postman Always Rings Twice. But nobody else really. The film itself hasn't held up unless you're a film scholar or part of the intellectual art house crowd. Characters register pain by pressing a cheek against whatever wall comes their way and letting their jaw go slack. A myriad of sixties kitsch fill the screen: white masks, fur blankets, overdubbing, a jazz-scat score, and a fishtank image Mike Nichols must have borrowed for The Graduate. We even see a character face her obsession and say with fervor, "I love you! I love you! I love you!" while they have breakfast on a piazza. I've used the term 'dated' in other reviews and I'm beginning to frustrate myself. It's an easy buzzword (like co-dependent or brilliant); sometimes it has a place but mostly I find it insulting and the wrong word to use for Eva. But the film is intellectual camp.


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