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Claude Massoulier is murdered while hunting at the same place than Julien Vercel, an estate agent that knew him and whose fingerprints are found on Massoulier's car. As the police discovers... See full summary »
This installment is as lightweight as the others and is still pleasing even though it has lost some of its freshness and spontaneity.
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After being discharged from the army, Antoine Doinel centers a screwball comedy where he applies for different jobs and tries to make sense of his relationships with women.
Love on the Run (French: L'amour en fuite) is a 1979 French film directed by François Truffaut. It is Truffaut's fifth and final film about the character Antoine Doinel. A significant portion of the film is made up of selected clips from the previous films in the series. It was entered into the 29th Berlin International Film Festival.
"Love at Twenty" unites five directors from around the world to present their different perspectives on what love really is at the age of 20. The episodes are united with the score of ... See full summary »
As do some childhood friends, Antoine Doinel has grown away from us.
It brings to a satisfying end the story of an unforgettable character whose lifelong pursuit of romance and responsibility in a world seemingly bent on keeping him down may have finally found fruition.
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This short film is the first segment of five in the multinational feature L'amour à vingt ans (1962), all five segments on the theme of first adult love. After indulging in much ... See full summary »
While making Love on the Run, François Truffaut knew that it would be the end of the Antoine Doinel cycle. He also wanted the film to be the cycle’s recapitulation. Love on the Run prolongs . . . Read more »
“love having this collection...haven't watched most of them yet want to be in the right mood to fully absorb them when I do”
The film holds a rating of 67% on Rotten Tomatoes.
The results are more interesting than satisfying; it is a film more thought than felt.
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The director himself admits that it's an unsatisfying conclusion to the series, though a pretty good film in its own right.
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Pierre Lachenay is a well-known publisher and lecturer, married with Franca and father of Sabine, around 10. He meets an air hostess, Nicole. They start a love affair, which Pierre is hiding, but he cannot stand staying away from her.
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“Truly a marvel, watching Antoine grow up over the course of these films is something I cherish every time I watch these.”
At the beginning of the 20th century, Claude Roc, a young middle-class Frenchman meets in Paris Ann Brown, a young Englishwoman. They become friends and Ann invites him to spend holidays at... See full summary »
Two ex-lovers wind up living next door to each other with their respective spouses. Forbidden passions ensue.
Some time after "Baisers Volés", Antoine Doinel (Jean-Pierre Léaud) and Christine Darbon (Claude Jade) are married and Antoine works dying flowers, and Christine is pregnant and gives ... See full summary »
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Love On The Run (1979)
strictly for Truffaut fans, who have grown up with Antoine Doniel improvising his way through the Bohemian sections of Paris
“I love this whole series. The 400 Blows is an absolute masterpiece. The other films are a bit funnier, and a real joy to watch. Truffaut is amazing.”
Antoine Doinel is now more than thirty. He divorces from Christine. He is a proofreader, and is in love with Sabine, a record seller. Colette, his teenager love, is now a lawyer. She buys Antoine's first published autobiographical novel. They meet again in a station... Written by Yepok
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Love on the Run is a cinematic valentine from Francois Truffaut to Antoine Doinel.