La Maman et la Putain – Cinema Galeries

La Maman et la Putain

Directed byJean Eustache, starringBernadette Lafont, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Françoise Lebrun
  • ORIGINAL LANGUAGE FR
  • COUNTRY France
  • Duration 220
  • Prices 9.00 €, 7.00 €, 6.50 €, 6.00 €
  • Moderator ticket Article 27, Arsène 50
  • Abonnement Carte 5 places, UGC Unlimited

Introducing

“A classic that remains as burningly alive and shocking today as it was in 1973.” CHICAGO TRIBUNE

Synopsis

Jean Eustache’s marathon drama focuses on three twenty-something Parisians in a bizarre love triangle: Alexandre is a seemingly unemployed narcissist involved with both a live-in girlfriend and a Polish nurse whom he picked up at a café, and with whom he begins a desultory affair.

Introducing

“A classic that remains as burningly alive and shocking today as it was in 1973.” CHICAGO TRIBUNE

Synopsis

Jean Eustache’s marathon drama focuses on three twenty-something Parisians in a bizarre love triangle: Alexandre is a seemingly unemployed narcissist involved with both a live-in girlfriend and a Polish nurse whom he picked up at a café, and with whom he begins a desultory affair.

“The Mother and the Whore” made an enormous impact when it was released. It still works a quarter-century later because it was so focused on its subjects, and lacking in pretension. ROGER EBERT