Marc (Michel Piccoli) recruits Alex (Denis Lavant), son of his former, now dead colleague. Alex is a card shark with a big dream to go out to the world and leave his own mark. His ... See full summary »
A young writer becomes intrigued with a mysterious dark-haired woman who claims to be his long-lost sister and he begin an unusual relationship with her prompting a downward spiral involving his domineering mother and lovely fiancée
Set against Paris' oldest bridge, the Pont Neuf, while it was closed for repairs, this film is a love story between two young vagrants: Alex, a would be circus performer addicted to alcohol... See full summary »
This parody of the detective-story genre merrily detours into spoofing French foibles as well, making it more of an exercise in verbal gymnastics than a narrative with a mission. Esther is ... See full summary »
In 1997, for it's fiftieth anniversary, the Cannes Film Festival asked Leos Carax for a short film, a kind of postcard addressed to the festival, in which the director would give news of himself and of his film project "Pola X".
Marc (Michel Piccoli) recruits Alex (Denis Lavant), son of his former, now dead colleague. Alex is a card shark with a big dream to go out to the world and leave his own mark. His determination leads him to break up with his girl friend, Lise (Julie Deply). Alex initially refuses to help Marc and Hans for their "job" of stealing the culture of new drug. But Anna (Juliette Binoche)'s charm and beauty were irresistible. Alex joins the elders. Alex's dance to David Bowie's Modern Love illustrates unfolding emotions of young Alex moving into an adult (graying if not dying) world. The interplay among the generations, between genders, among social classes, memory and hopes, all played against black and white and occasional red back drop. Anna's cobalt blue robe punctuates the moment when Alex confesses his love for her. Written by
Well I know I am the only one till now who is going to write against this movie so I don't anticipate any appreciation but who cares.
First of all, I'll be completely honest with you I am not a much fan of foreign specially art type movies.The only reason I watched this because I like actresses July Delpy and Juliette binoche.But this movie sucked completely,I mean you can find this movie with the tags sci fi(just some laser rays),thriller(absolutely not),romance(kind of but ewww!!!),music(well honestly sometimes I was waiting for someone to speak) and blah blah. The main thing that struck me is why a hero had to be so ugly or may be he was shown , he has an awfully thin face black teeth with big gaps and anorexic body I mean most of the time I couldn't look at him and to add to misery two old men with two such completely gorgeous women Ohh GOD
Now as per the cinematography goes yeah it is different and I couldn't comprehend sometimes.The only colours I could remember are Blue and red. And yes if you think that this movie is thriller then completely no,they say everything that is going to happen and you just have to wait and let the time pass.I didn't find it thrilling a bit.If you are someone who likes to watch oceans ,MI ,JAMes bond then stick to those watch them again and you wont get disappointed
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