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Three Lives and Only One Death (1996)

Trois vies et une seule mort (original title)
Take a walk into the dreamlike world of filmmaker Raul Ruiz as he takes us to Paris for a twisting ride. Four strangely symmetrical stories unfold involving love, lust, crime, and time.

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Take a walk into the dreamlike world of filmmaker Raul Ruiz as he takes us to Paris for a twisting ride. Four strangely symmetrical stories unfold involving love, lust, crime, and time. Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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11 October 1996 (USA)  »

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Three Lives and Only One Death  »

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Included among the "1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die", edited by Steven Schneider. See more »

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Mateo Strano: Excuse me. I can usually control my hilarity.
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References Alphaville (1965) See more »

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An die Musik, D.547
Words by Franz von Schober
Music by Franz Schubert
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Three deaths
15 January 1999 | by See all my reviews

Great dark humour, very funny, felliniesque film. Mastroianni is as good as always. A tad confusing at times. Requires complete attention at all times. The ending is the best part, a very clever film.


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