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Max and the Junkmen (Sautet, 1971) and Perfect Friday (Hall, 1970)

Claude Sautet’s Max and the Junkmen is such a good, hard-boiled, existential crime film. Michel Piccoli and Romy Schneider are great as the eponymous detective Max and Lily, the prostitute whom he fools into aiding and abetting a crime. Sautet’s style … Continue reading

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Mauvais Sang (Carax, 1986)

Leos Carax finally broke into real mainstream attention with the recent Holy Motors, but he’s been around for a good while. His 1986, Godard-indebted feature, Mauvais Sang features an awesome cast: Juliette Binoche, Michel Piccoli, Denis Lavant, and Julie Delpy. SPOILERS BELOW The … Continue reading

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