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Ah, L'Amour (1995)

Unrated | | Animation, Comedy, Short
A guy keeps getting painfully rejected (bodily harm) when he asks girls out.

Director:

Don Hertzfeldt

Writer:

Don Hertzfeldt
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A guy keeps getting painfully rejected (bodily harm) when he asks girls out.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Also Known As:

Ах, любовь See more »

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1.37 : 1
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what it is to see the painful game of love in stick figures!
26 January 2007 | by Quinoa1984See all my reviews

Though not on the level of insane brilliancy as with Don Hertzfeldt's most recent (within the last several year), Ah L'Amour displays the beginning of the Hertzfeldt logic, only this time in a somewhat more innocent form. In several vignettes we see the act of rejection from women in its most base forms, no matter what is asked there is a violent, murderous reaction with "I just want my space", or "No means no you bastard" preceding it. Hertzfeldt also crumples up the paper and starts all over again with each new try, and its sort of heartfelt in its most utterly crude way. It's like a dash of hopelessness given the finest touch, however not yet totally honed to a point, of dark whimsy. The absurdity of Hertzfeldt is there too, though as a "bitter film" by the director it actually ends much more on that note than with everything else. Oh, and a special thanks to a friend- caffeine!


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