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Loulou (1980)

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Pialat's portrait of contemporary France mocks prosperity as a substitute for social and sexual revolution. Isabelle Huppert abandons her bourgeois friends and a steady relationship for the... See full summary »

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Nelly
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Guy Marchand ...
André
Humbert Balsan ...
Michel
Bernard Tronczak ...
Rémy (as Bernard Tronczyk)
Christian Boucher ...
Pierrot
Frédérique Cerbonnet ...
Dominique
Jacqueline Dufranne ...
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Willy Safar ...
Jean-Louis
Agnès Rosier ...
Cathy
Patricia Coulet ...
Marité
Jean-Claude Meilland ...
Jean-Claude, le gars du casse
Patrick Playez ...
Thomas
Gérald Garnier ...
Lulu
Catherine De Guirchitch ...
Marie-Jo
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Pialat's portrait of contemporary France mocks prosperity as a substitute for social and sexual revolution. Isabelle Huppert abandons her bourgeois friends and a steady relationship for the unemployed layabout Depardieu. His charms include focusing his energy into sex. Written by <dbc@star.sr.bham.ac.uk>

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France, 1980
21 January 2010 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

'Loulou' delights in the same way an expensive, high quality French wine does. It leaves you with a very fine aftertaste.

'Loulou's theme isn't new. The film doesn't carry an original plot either. Its colored picturing shows fine, but not extraordinary. Its setting is serious. Its elegant styling never and nowhere puts any weight on your mind.

Whatever one further may say about 'Loulou', it's beyond doubt that this very French film stands out for its excellent acting. The three leads convincingly reflect all numerous doubts and tenses sparkling between them, making the plot alive. Their acting fully invites you to participate, to make friends.

For those around at the time, 'Loulou' also provides an extra bonus: its perfectly captured mood of 1980.


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