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Love on the Run (1979)

L'amour en fuite (original title)
Antoine Doinel is now more than thirty. He divorces from Christine. He is a proofreader, and is in love with Sabine, a record seller. Colette, his teenager love, is now a lawyer. She buys ... See full summary »

Director:

François Truffaut

Writers:

François Truffaut (scenario), Marie-France Pisier (scenario) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Pierre Léaud ... Antoine Doinel
Marie-France Pisier ... Colette Tazzi
Claude Jade ... Christine Doinel
Dani ... Liliane
Dorothée ... Sabine Barnerias
Daniel Mesguich ... Xavier Barnerias
Julien Bertheau ... Monsieur Lucien
Jean-Pierre Ducos Jean-Pierre Ducos ... L'avocat de Christine
Marie Henriau Marie Henriau ... La juge du divorce
Rosy Varte Rosy Varte ... La mère de Colette
Pierre Dios Pierre Dios ... Maître Renard
Alain Ollivier Alain Ollivier ... Le juge d' Aix en Provence
Julien Dubois Julien Dubois ... Alphonse Doinel
Monique Dury Monique Dury ... Madame Ida
Emmanuel Clot Emmanuel Clot ... Emmanuel
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Storyline

Antoine Doinel is now more than thirty. He divorces from Christine. He is a proofreader, and is in love with Sabine, a record seller. Colette, his teenager love, is now a lawyer. She buys Antoine's first published autobiographical novel. They meet again in a station... Written by Yepok

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Taglines:

Antoine Daniel. He's got four ladies...Nine lives...and Plenty of alibis!

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

6 April 1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Love on the Run See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Les Films du Carrosse See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Black and White | Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The title of Antoine Doinel's (Jean Pierre Leaud) book is "Les Salades de L'amour". In Day for Night (1973), a character summarizes Jean Pierre Leaud's character's love life as "Les salades de l'amour" and another follows up with, "That would make a good title of a book." See more »

Goofs

Antoine Doinel runs towards the cab and enters in the left side while in the following scene he's on the right side. See more »

Crazy Credits

During the opening credits, when the "Screenplay" ("Scenario de") credit appears on the screen, in the background you can see a faded white "X" appear for a frame and the clapper on the left hand side of the screen (for several seconds) before being pulled off screen. See more »

Connections

Follows Love at Twenty (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

L'Amour en fuite
Lyrics by Alain Souchon
Composed by Laurent Voulzy
Performed by Alain Souchon
Editions RCA/Sidonie
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A fun, loving, tender, and satisfying finale.
21 November 1999 | by johntuSee all my reviews

True, there are a bit too much flash back in the film (with some lengthy ones,too), but after the previous four Antoine Doinel films, this last installment brings so much sentiment and feeling that is quite unique and unmatched in any other films. Whether Antoine's life will change or not, nobody can tell. The important thing is, he has to face the reality this time. He's no longer young, plus he's a divorced father and struggling writer (what a combination!). Yet as all the people around him changed, Antoine still has the child-like energy and belief in love. That's what makes him so attractive as a protagonist in FIVE films. Truffaut really gave us film lovers a great gift. Too bad that he died in 1984, or we might have a 6th or 7th film on Antoine Doinel!


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