Love on the Run

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Fifth and final instalment in the saga of Truffaut's narcissistic hero, Antoine Doinel, who hardly seems to have matured at all in this piece of whimsy. Encounter follows encounter in (ho hum) picaresque fashion, while Antoine remains bewildered at the vicissitudes of both women and life. There are welcome moments of irony and some sharply handled scenes, but they don't succeed in lifting the film above the most self-indulgent level of sentimentality.

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Release details

Rated: 15
Duration: 95 mins

Cast and crew

Director: François Truffaut
Screenwriter: François Truffaut, Marie-France Pisier, Jean Aurel, Suzanne Schiffman
Cast: Jean-Pierre Léaud
Marie-France Pisier
Claude Jade
Rosy Varte
Daniel Mesguich
Julien Bertheau
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