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Jacques Laurent made pornographic films in the 1970s and '80s, but had put that aside for 20 years. His artistic ideas, born of the '60s counter-culture, had elevated the entire genre. Older and paunchier, he is now directing a porno again. Jacques's artistry clashes with his financially-troubled producer's ideas about shooting hard-core sex. Jacques has been estranged from his son Joseph for years, since the son first learned the nature of the family business. They are now speaking again. Joseph and his friends want to recapture the idealism of 1968 with a protest. Separated from his wife, Jacques strives for personal renewal with plans to build a new house by himself...Written by
We live in joyless times, and it's also our fault. We must think carefully. And make radical, irrevocable decisions. How to answer a government for whom we are just an abstract idea? We must create a real threat, we must intervene. Another war is upon us, different from the last two. It will be a series of civil wars in each country. It will be fought with possibilities. We shall use a new, radical language. We shall be impenetrable. No more strikes, demonstrations, nor counter proposals but no...
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For an '18' rating 12 seconds had to be cut in the UK due to BBFC demands with edits to a scene where a man ejaculates on a woman's face during the making of a movie. The uncut version was released with an '18R' rating. See more »
An aging porn flicks director must change the way he does his thing. But Jacques is more of a thinker than a director. He sees his job as a form of art that's being thorn by the new generation of directors.
Jean-Pierre Léaud is great in the role of Jacques. Some of the scene you would never see in a Hollywood-made movie.
Out of 100, I give it 80. That's good for *** out of ****.
Seen in Toronto, at the Carleton Cinemas, on July 4th, 2002.
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