Un Homme et une Femme

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Comedy drama

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Time Out says

The notoriously schmaltzy but still undeniably eye-catching film in which Aimée and Trintignant conduct an intense and often unhappy affair against an elegant, colourful background. Lelouch tricks it out with every elaborate cinematic effect he can beg, borrow or steal, ransacking both Welles and Godard for titillating devices which look good but never even begin to mesh with the subject matter (note in particular the 360 degree tracking shot at the end). In some ways the film's sheer zest and the talented cast might have won the day, were it not for Francis Lai's dreadfully corny and monotonous theme music.
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UK release:

1966

Duration:

102 mins

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mr.mike

My reaction to the lovers and their story was pretty much "so what". However I have to say the film did not looked dated despite its 44 years. I did like Mr.LeLouch's visual style.

Hoi Poloi

A very dull film that needs some serious editing. There are long scenes where the viewer must watch a car drive around a test circuit, which serve no purpose in the film. The cinematography might be good but the characters are hollow and the plot uneventful. I want the two hours of my life back that this film wasted.