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A.k.a.
The Mother and the Whore
Year
1973
Runtime
217 min.
Director
Jean Eustache
Genres
Drama, Romance
Rating *
8.2
Votes *
3,922
Checks
1,188
Favs
175
Dislikes
27
Favs/checks
14.7% (1:7)
Favs/dislikes
6:1
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  1. Choisai's avatar

    Choisai

    I must admit I watched this movie in three etappes, as some sort of wicked series. And I must say I kinda liked it in the end. There is some erotic tension, and Alexandre is just funny in that he talks random bullshit the whole time. A firstclass fuckup, he somehow reminded me of The Big Lebowski, although such a statement will probably anger a lot of people.
    The story kinda flows like a slow river, without too much happening. Also, Bernadette Lafont is HOT!
    5 years ago
  2. UnEnfantPerdu's avatar

    UnEnfantPerdu

    I usually dislike wordy talk a lot films aka Before Sunset and Claire's Knee. But this in spite of the terrible subtitles in the version I watched I think that this is a masterpiece. How absolutely detrimental each character is to each other something to behold. Say what you like greenhorg about anyone who enjoys this movie your a Seinfeld fan. How douchey is that (as well as the word douchey). 4 years 2 months ago
  3. Shingwauk's avatar

    Shingwauk

    So dull and boring. 1 year 6 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #2 in TimeOut's 100 Best French Films
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  2. This movie ranks #23 in Cahiers du cinéma 100
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  3. This movie ranks #70 in Sight and Sound 2012 - Combined List
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  4. This movie ranks #81 in Times' 100 Best French Films
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  5. This movie ranks #107 in They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?
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  6. This movie ranks #228 in Harvard University's Suggested Film Viewing List: Narrative Films (2012)
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  7. This movie ranks #230 in iCheckMovies - Most Favorite
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  8. This movie ranks #293 in Empire 500
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  9. This movie ranks #329 in The Story of Film: An Odyssey
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  10. This movie ranks #557 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  11. This movie ranks #557 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  12. This movie ranks #642 in Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Films
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  13. This movie ranks #759 in Have You Seen? A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films
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