Alice Et Martin

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Production compaines: Les Films Alain Sarde, France 2 Cinéma

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Contactmusic.com: 1.5 / 5

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Starring: Juliette Binoche as Alice, Alexis Loret as Martin Sauvagnac, Carmen Maura as Jeanine Sauvagnac, Mathieu Amalric as Benjamin Sauvagnac, Roschdy Zem as Saïd, Pierre Maguelon as Victor Sauvagnac

Alice Et Martin Movie Review


Everything that's wrong with French cinema is on display in Alice et Martin, a daring title for a film that, when translated, means... Alice and Martin. Martin is a troubled young French man (Alexis Loret) who runs away from country home, steals fruit and eggs along the way, and ends up in Paris, where of course he instantly becomes a male model. Here he meets musician Alice (Juliette Binoche), and soon enough she's pregnant. Then he goes nuts.

I didn't understand any of this, and I don't expect anyone else to, either. That is, unless you have a psychic connection with the screenwriter. There are long shots of the countryside, slow-motion shots of waves, and an old man falling down the stairs. What does it all mean? Hell if I know. Something about love, obsession, relationships? I know a lot of crazy people, and none of them act like this.

Of course, none of them are French...


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