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Ma nuit chez Maud

Éric Rohmer Frankreich, 1969

Ethan's rating of the film Meine Nacht bei Maud

Eric Rohmer delivers an honest film of human relationships, the decline of unquestioned religion, the grey areas we create for ourselves, and above all the fantasies we focus on as opposed to the reality looking us right in the face. Talking felt so erotic and exciting as words are exchanged to find the others weakness and Rohmer's camera calmly observes it all. A brilliant prelude to Eustache's epic Mother and Whore