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Frontier of Dawn

La frontière de l'aube

Directed by Philippe Garrel
France, 2008


Carole, a celebrity neglected by her husband, falls for François, a young photographer. Returning from a business trip the husband surprises them, and the lovers have to end their relationship. Carole gradually drifts into madness and commits suicide.

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Frontier of Dawn Directed by Philippe Garrel

Critics reviews

Beyond being among the most crystalline and perfectly realised films of Garrel, very exact in its materialist abstraction (what year is it set in? how much fictional time does it cover?),Frontier of Dawn (Dawn’s Shore could be another translation) is also profound in its truly psychoanalytic insight into what haunts any ‘life transition.’
March 15, 2009
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