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133 Ratings

Love on the Ground

L'amour par terre

Directed by Jacques Rivette
France, 1984
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy


A fashionable playwright-director offers roles to two young actresses. Shortly after accepting, the actresses notice strange clauses in their contract – namely they must live at the director’s large appartment during rehearsals. Soon thereafter, the mysteries, hallucinations and rivalries begin…

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Love on the Ground Directed by Jacques Rivette

Critics reviews

…Rivette does not dwell on this imposture as if it were the tragedy of an imperfect or deceptive world. He plays with the reality of film and is open to the possibility of invention, curious to discover what humans reveal and what they create when the illusions they construct, or perhaps the illusions they incarnate, sincere and reasonable as they may be, are acted out within a world that resists them.
February 02, 2016
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