In Haute-Provence, two clans of rival peasants clash throughout the four seasons of a year. A young woodcutter, gone to the Rebeillard country to cut down trees, has not given a sign of ... See full summary »
Annie is a middle-age wife, still sexy and pampered by her husband, Phillippe, who is the owner and general manager of a dynamic company. Under the deluge of sexy Swedish movies, sexy ... See full summary »
....and,it is not surprising,an of course completely outdated one,as outdated as the "jerk" the youth used to dance in the famous night clubs such as "Palladiums" .
Marcel Camus who made the excellent "Orfeo Negro" eight years before (curiously,French critics do not think much of that later work which is more appreciated abroad) wanted to be hip in the late sixties:he even cast Serge Gainsbourg - probably the best French singer/songwriter of the second half of the 20th century- as a journalist ;he does what he can but he is not an actor.The leads are Catherine Jordan,a forgotten actress,and Jacques Perrin whose career is still buoyant.
The subject is the jungle of Paris nights.The heroes learn that it is not a nice place to be.
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