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Nouvelle vague (1990)

 -  Drama  -  23 May 1990 (France)
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Lui / Roger Lennox / Richard Lennox
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Elle: Elena Torlato-Favrini
Jacques Dacqmine ...
Le PDG
Christophe Odent ...
Raoul Dorfman, l'avocat
Roland Amstutz ...
Jules, le jardinier
Cécile Reigher ...
La serveuse
Laurence Côte ...
Cécile, la gouvernante
Joseph Lisbona ...
Le docteur
Véronique Müller ...
L'amie de Raoul 1
Joe Sheridan ...
Robert, aka Bob
Belkacem Tatem
Violaine Barret ...
Yvonne, la femme du jardinier
Hubert Ravel ...
Laurent
Laurence Guerre ...
La secrétaire
Pascal Sablier ...
Le client iranien
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a pretentious and largely pointless Art film
4 August 2000 | by (Verona, Italy) – See all my reviews

This is an empty shell of a film, washed up and abandoned by the vibrancy which once pulsed through the Godard canon. The fresh approach from the sixties has 'matured' into little more than a largely fruitless exercise in intellectual pretension, occasionally engaging (the mere presence of Alain Delon is enough for this), but more often than not wilfully obfuscatory and infuriatingly half-baked.

The editing is as lively as ever but serves for little when used to accompany the thin story of the countess (Domiziana Giordano trying ever so hard to be enigmatic) and her shady business dealings. There are too many only half-explored ideas, such as the familiar Marxist class considerations, expressed in cod philosophical voice-over musings, for the film to achieve a satisfactory sense of wholeness. Indeed, superficially clever but ultimately meaningless assertions such as `Maybe a man isn't enough for a woman, or perhaps he's too much' would be more in place in the glossy surroundings of a Calvin Klein advert. The title acts as an ironic and sad reminder of what the director once was, but I get the feeling he isn't really trying any more.


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