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Jonah Who Will Be 25 in the Year 2000 (1976)
"Jonas qui aura 25 ans en l'an 2000" (original title)

 |  Drama  |  1 December 1976 (France)
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The European equivalent of "The Return of the Secaucus 7," this Swiss film looks at the lives of several men and women in their 30s as they confront the slim gains of the "revolutionary" ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Luc Bideau ...
Max
Myriam Boyer ...
Mathilde
Jacques Denis ...
Marco
Roger Jendly ...
Marcel
Dominique Labourier ...
Marguerite
Myriam Mézières ...
Madeleine (as Myriam Mézière)
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Marie
Rufus ...
Mathieu
Raymond Bussières ...
Old Charles (as Raymond Bussière)
Pierre Holdener
Maurice Aufair
Jean Schlegel
Gilbert Costa
Christine Wipf
Guillaume Chenevière
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The European equivalent of "The Return of the Secaucus 7," this Swiss film looks at the lives of several men and women in their 30s as they confront the slim gains of the "revolutionary" sixties. Max, a dissatisfied copy editor; Myriam, a redhead into tantric sex; and Marie, a supermarket checker who gives unauthorized discounts to the elderly, search for renewed meaning on a communal farm. The title character, a six-year-old child, is the carrier of their hopes for the future. Written by Mark Pritchard <mark94110@yahoo.com>

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Madeleine: I have to type all the chemical additives?
Marguerite: Yes. It's frightening. We have to hurry to get the paper out on time.
Madeleine: But there are 27 chemicals here.
Marguerite: I know.
Madeleine: But it's like Chinese. All 27 go on the same lettuce?
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One of the few genuinely politically conscious treatments of society present in the film medium
3 September 2005 | by (Adelaide Australia) – See all my reviews

How was this film ever made? It presents many aspects of the left wing of politics genuinely, as they see themselves; not as reinterpreted through a capitalist middle-class filter or stereotype. Film has been such a capital intensive medium that it seems none ever get made without the approval of some millionaire or corporate backer, and that all structure themselves, and the worldviews they express, to win this approval; consequently people on the left get used to caricature or demonization as their only screen presence. Not so in "Jonas...". In a way the characters are archetypes, representing: sexual freedom, generosity and social consideration, intellectual expansiveness instead of reductionism, atheism, naturalistic identification, communality in spirit, stoicism etc; but I find identification with the characters easy. But it is not Utopian; the consequences for generosity of spirit in a greedy context are dramatized in the story of imprisonment and persecution. As with all good politics, the underlying message is not a mere power squabble; but a reflection on cosmic order, what the right tends to call "spiritual" concerns. The inflowing of people into the energy of the birth of Jonas and the disintegration of that unity after the event has transpired makes "Jonas..." a profoundly philosophic and satisfying story. After 30 years this is still one of my favourite movies.


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