Favourites of the Moon

Film, Comedy
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The lunatic dance which constitutes the action need trouble no one who remembers the pool-table ploy of Nashville by which an endless supply of characters are cannoned off each other. More difficult is the remoteness and enigma which mark many of the episodes; the moods are fragile and often shifting. The tale woven by the crossing paths of these thieves and lovers may be about the way that, as the price of a work of art increases, so art itself is devalued, but this is pursued tenuously, allowing many crazed asides. What unifies the episodes is a patient moral scourging of our greed and futile desires; but where the British would use satire, this opts for the French form of Tatiesque anarchy and fun. And fun it certainly is. CPea.

By: CPea

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Duration: 102 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Otar Iosseliani
Screenwriter: Otar Iosseliani, Gérard Brach
Cast: Katia Rupe
Hans Peter Cloos
Alix De Montaigu
Maïté Nahyr
François Michel
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