In a small town in post-World-War-II France, an unhappy sixteen-year-old (Janine Castang) tries to escape her dreary situation by any means at her disposal. See full summary » Charlotte (Gainsbourg) is being raised without a mother. She meets an older boy and begins a relationship while teaching a young friend about life and learning the ropes herself.Camille, a naive schoolgirl meets an intiguing influence in Joelle, a slightly older and much more experienced spirit.Joe tells her life and sexual experiences with hundreds of men since she was a young teenager while Seligman tells about his hobbies, such as fly fishing, reading about Fibonacci numbers or listening to organ music.In the scene in Chapter Two where Joe compares her genitalia to automatic doors, some archive footage of leaves blowing towards a set of automatic doors is shown.The first two minutes were interesting..then the "dialogue" started. At first I thought, "oh, the problem is that this movie is obviously dubbed and it would sound better in its original language," but then I saw Christian Slater appear so I realized that was not the problem.Then the main character says her first sexual encounter was comprised of three thrusts through her vagina and five through the back door, and the old man that is listening to her says "Ah, Fibonacci numbers!Murphy is an American living in Paris who enters a highly sexually and emotionally charged relationship with the unstable Electra.
In front of others, Adèle grows, seeks herself, loses herself, and ultimately finds herself through love and loss.
For me the relationship with the director is more important than the script.” [Guardian] Obvously, Gainsbourg is not alone in her special appreciation of the director.
She’s joined by Kiefer Sutherland, “True Blood” star Alexander Skarsgård, his real life pops Stellan Skarsgård, John Hurt, Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Rampling, and probably my favorite German actor of all time, Udo Kier.
See full summary » Christmas, family, and infidelity. Paul tries to seduce her, Marie rejects him, but when Paul sleeps with her sister Juliette, she realizes she is in love with him.
Yvette's husband has died, and her grown daughters join her at the grave: Sonia, wealthy, bourgeois, and generous; Louba, living with their dad Stanislas,... She tries to forget him with Antoine, but Antoine imagines they had sex and is very jealous.
See full summary » Bruno's girlfriend, who lives in another town, doesn't believe he loves her. Marie is lost : she thinks of Paul when she is with Antoine and of Antoine when she is with Paul.