Serge Morgan is a killer working for the American Mafia. After performing a contract in New York for his employers, he takes the plane back to Paris and, during the flight, he gets to know ... See full summary »
In Venice, forty-old-year old Serge Fabergé has just been given the best advertisement director award. While taking a walk on the Piazza San Marco, Serge meets Evelyn Nicholson, a ... See full summary »
The petite waitress Johnny works and lives in a truck-stop, where she's lonely and longs for love. She develops a crush on the garbage truck driver Krassky, although her sleazy boss Boris warns her that he's gay.
Mr. Freedom is an all-American superhero that destroys everyone who even remotely disagrees with imperialism. The film accounts his latest assignment to save France from being taken over by the commies.
To write that "Paris N'Existe Pas" is not for all tastes is to state the obvious.Robert Benayoun was a critic and he made only two movies where his fondness for surrealism shows.
Acting is very amateurish and shows once more that,while a brilliant singer/songwriter ,Serge Gainsbourg was a poor actor:he appears in a supporting part ,exchanging a few fortune -cookie philosophies with the hero ,proving that there is a tenuous line between past and future . There's a very loose screenplay,in the grand tradition of the post Nouvelle Vague,there're hints at drugs and a lot of telekinesis (is it real?) and even a sentence borrowed from the great writer Jorge Luis Borges as a conclusion(?).There is the obligatory "psychedelic" trick ,which was a sign of the times:Bowman's journey in "2001",Dunning's "Yellow submarine" and even in France Clouzot's "La Prisonnière" featured this kind of trip.
People who like Rivette's stuff can have a look;the others can take to their heels.
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