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Max mon amour

Directed by Nagisa Ôshima
United States, 1986
Comedy, Romance, Cult


Peter is a British diplomat in Paris. He is told by a detective that his wife, Margaret, has rented a flat where she spends quite a few hours monkeying around with a lover – a chimpanzee called Max! The relationship is serious, heartfelt, and sexual, so Peter invites the chimp to live with them…

Max mon amour Directed by Nagisa Ôshima

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival


César Awards

1987 | Nominee: Best Poster

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