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We Won't Grow Old Together (1972)

Nous ne vieillirons pas ensemble (original title)
Jean has been married to Francoise for years, but his relationship with his wife has been all but over for a long time. She's hardly ever around, always traveling to Russia for work, and ... See full summary »

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Mère de Catherine
Patricia Pierangeli ...
Annie
Jacques Galland ...
Père de Catherine
Maurice Risch ...
Michel
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Jean has been married to Francoise for years, but his relationship with his wife has been all but over for a long time. She's hardly ever around, always traveling to Russia for work, and she drifts in and out of the film as well, reflecting the ephemeral nature of their marriage. Written by Anonymous

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We Won't Grow Old Together  »

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$1,016 (USA) (16 November 2012)

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$14,104 (USA) (7 June 2013)
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Visa de contrôle cinématographique N° 38.823. See more »

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References Ordet (1955) See more »

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LA CREATION
("By thee with grace")
Joseph Haydn (as Haydn)
Musica AEterna
direction Frederic Waldman
DECCA 410 002
Soprano: Judith Raskin (uncredited)
Tenor: John McCollum (uncredited)
Bass: Chester Watson (uncredited)
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French director Maurice Pialat chronicled the end of a troubled relationship in his personal film 'We Won't Grow Old Together'.
30 June 2015 | by (Paris,France) – See all my reviews

It is hard to deny that for some narcissistic gonzos cinema is nothing less than a veritable personal fiefdom where any narcissist can shamelessly indulge in prolonged bouts of self-centeredness. It is with such a dangerous thought that one can recognize Maurice Pialat as the poster boy of this kind of explosive film making. His film 'We Won't Grow Old Together' bears too many marks of his repulsive personality that there would hardly be any viewers who would be in a healthy frame of mind to consider it as an entertaining film. Obnoxious behavior, lack of responsibility and hypocritical stance vis à vis male female relationship can be identified with ease in this film. Experienced French actors Jean Yanne and Marlène Jobert are the key reason to watch this long- métrage about a troubled relationship. They have worked too hard to portray the inner feelings of a difficult albeit creative director who was unable to strike a fine balance between his personal as well as professional life.


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