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528 Ratings

All the Boys Are Called Patrick

Charlotte et Véronique, ou Tous les garçons s'appellent Patrick

Directed by Jean-Luc Godard
France, 1957
Short, Comedy


Students Veronique and Charlotte meet the same man separately, who makes a date with each of them separately the next evening. When they both show up, he shows up, too, with a third woman…

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All the Boys Are Called Patrick Directed by Jean-Luc Godard

Critics reviews

Little in the film suggests that Godard had any particular devotion to the story, which, in its gleeful fixation on the effortless dragueur, or pick-up artist, mainly suggests the strong impression made by Paul Gégauff on the austere, conservative Rohmer and the romantic Godard. Instead, Godard’s directorial signature, his mark on the film, is its profusion of peripheral, almost encoded details: the film reads like a catalog of winks and nods to initiates, or rather, to his friends.
May 13, 2007

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