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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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Sabine Barnerias
Daniel Mesguich ...
Xavier Barnerias
Julien Bertheau ...
Monsieur Lucien
Jean-Pierre Ducos ...
L'avocat de Christine
Marie Henriau ...
La juge du divorce
Rosy Varte ...
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

François Truffaut later admitted that he was fully aware he was making a big mistake while shooting this film. See more »

Goofs

According to her grave, Antoine Doinel's Mother, Gilberte, died in 1971. According to the conversation Antoine has with her ex-lover five minutes before, she died in 1968 (while Antoine was in the army, in the beginning of "Baisers Volés") 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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Follows Antoine and Colette (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

L'Amour en fuite
Lyrics by Alain Souchon
Composed by Laurent Voulzy
Performed by Alain Souchon
Editions RCA/Sidonie
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20 January 2008 | by (Paris, France) – See all my reviews

I always find it hard to watch a french movie from the eighties -I am french though, and a real patriot, be sure of that- because it feels like I'm trapped in my childhood or something and I will have to go to school or..whatever. It is always painful. For instance, the girl playing 'SAbine' in L'Amour en fuite is 'Dorothée', a T.V. figure from when I was seven or so. She was awful, supposedly very mean to children -but her show was devoted to them, weird, uh?- and a lesbian. But let's go back to Truffaut's movie: I am a big fan of Jean-Pierre Léaud, and in this movie his character Antoine Doisnel is still the same selfish, ridiculously precious little dandy. But I still love him ! It is very funny that in the end he goes back to something that looked a lot -to me- like a sub- La Maman et la Putain (from Eustache). Torn apart between several lost loves and one that is young and not tragic... What will Antoine do? Flee, as usual? You will have to see the movie I guess ! At least for Souchon's cool interpretation of the song he composed for the movie. What a smart guy ! Now he can sell tons of records.


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