Alain Leroy is having a course of treatment in a private hospital because of his problem with alcohol. Although he is constantly distressed, he leaves the hospital and tries to meet good old days' friends. None of them will be helpful, increasing Alain's distress.
Did You Know?
The Minville twins, well-off OAS sympathisers, were added to the script by Malle as a criticism of right wing nouvelle vague directors and their support for the French occupation of Algeria. See more
When Alain is crossing the road, a man pushes him over to save him, throwing his books on the floor. The next scene, both men are seen picking up the books. The cut between both scenes is visibly clear. See more
Hong Kong is overrated. Oriental eroticism, based on my own little experience, is nothing like what they say.
But there's Chinese erotica.
There's nothing erotic about it. Eroticism is a Western invention, a Christian concept based on ideas of good and evil, transgression and original sin. These concepts don't exist there.
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Written by Erik Satie See more