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Love Battles
Love Battles
6.8
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659 Ratings

LOVE BATTLES

Mes séances de lutte

Directed by Jacques Doillon
France, 2013
Drama

Synopsis

A couple’s verbal sparring intensifies with shoving, punching and wrestling, escalating to the point where their frequent fighting sessions become real love battles…

Synopsis

A couple’s verbal sparring intensifies with shoving, punching and wrestling, escalating to the point where their frequent fighting sessions become real love battles…

Our take

The great post-New Wave filmmaker Jacques Doillon (Ponette) surprised everybody with this relationship drama—not your typically talkative French film, but rather an unusually confrontational and abrasive, ferocious (!) battle-of-the-sexes. A courageous, challenging psychodrama.