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Love on the Run (1979)
"L'amour en fuite" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  6 April 1979 (USA)
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Antoine Doinel is now more than thirty. He divorces from Christine. He is a proofreader, and is in love with Sabine, a record seller. Colette, his teenager love, is now a lawyer. She buys ... See full summary »

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Xavier Barnerias
Julien Bertheau ...
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L'avocat de Christine
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La juge du divorce
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Pierre Dios ...
Maître Renard
Alain Ollivier ...
Le juge d' Aix en Provence
Julien Dubois ...
Alphonse Doinel
Monique Dury ...
Madame Ida
Emmanuel Clot ...
Emmanuel
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Antoine Doinel is now more than thirty. He divorces from Christine. He is a proofreader, and is in love with Sabine, a record seller. Colette, his teenager love, is now a lawyer. She buys Antoine's first published autobiographical novel. They meet again in a station... Written by Yepok

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Trivia

Actress Dani, who plays Jean Pierre Leaud's lover Lilianne also appeared in Francois Truffaut's 1973 film La Nuit Americaine (Day For Night). In it she also plays Leaud's lover, and the character is also named Lilianne. Lilianne's speech to Claude Jade about why she is breaking up with Leaud's character is verbatim to what Lilianne said to Jacqueline Bisset about breaking it off with Leaud's character in Day For Night. See more »

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During the opening credits, when the "Screenplay" ("Scenario de") credit appears on the screen, in the background you can see a faded white "X" appear for a frame and the clapper on the left hand side of the screen (for several seconds) before being pulled off screen. See more »

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Soundtracks

L'Amour en fuite
Lyrics by Alain Souchon
Composed by Laurent Voulzy
Performed by Alain Souchon
Editions RCA/Sidonie
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Love on the run is also a famous French song by Alain Souchon.
7 August 2007 | by (FIPRESCI/Cinema of the world) – See all my reviews

Antoine Doinel ends his marital existence by divorcing his wife Christine.By chance,he meets all the significant people who helped him to shape his destiny.These encounters guide him to revive a number of bygone events.He is able to find happiness again by falling in love with Sabine.Although dubbed maudlin by certain inconsiderate critics,L'Amour en fuite remains a light romantic work filled with hilarity and empathy. This last film in the Antoine Doinel series is a fantastic trip down memory lane for Truffaut and Antoine Doinel fans.Truffaut's alter ego Antoine Doinel is a veritable emotional wreck as he needs all kinds of women for support.Antoine's past is inextricably linked to his present.All these women have positively been a part of Truffaut's life too.They know each other well and plot Antoine's downfall.Truffaut has made competent use of flashbacks to evoke memories of the past. Scenes of the past make one feel like watching two different films at the same time.Everyone feels that Antoine did not try his best to save his marriage.Viewers' sympathies will always be with Antoine as despite his faults,he is a charming guy.Truffaut has ably shown how important it is to love and be loved.


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