The European equivalent of "The Return of the Secaucus 7," this Swiss film looks at the lives of several men and women in their 30s as they confront the slim gains of the "revolutionary" sixties. Max, a dissatisfied copy editor; Myriam, a redhead into tantric sex; and Marie, a supermarket checker who gives unauthorized discounts to the elderly, search for renewed meaning on a communal farm. The title character, a six-year-old child, is the carrier of their hopes for the future.
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A Whale of a Comedy!
1 December 1976 (France)
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Jonah Who Will Be 25 in the Year 2000
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Aspect Ratio: 1.66 : 1
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It's death. Time standing still. Chance! G-d the Father in a little ball. The only place where he exists, beard and all.
Do you win?
No, I lose. Everyone goes to the casino to lose. They don't know it, but it's their deepest motivation, the desire to be a loser. The casinos, they know it. True happiness is losing all.
Usually disillusion like yours comes around forty-five, when hopes haven't been fulfilled. Men want history to go as fast as life. It doesn't work that way. I first ...
Referenced in Cinéma mort ou vif?