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3.9
1,180 Ratings

Regular Lovers

Les amants réguliers

Directed by Philippe Garrel
France, 2005
Drama

Synopsis

In the year following the Paris riots of 1968, a young poet (Louis Garrel) dodging military service falls for a beautiful sculptor (Clothilde Hesme).

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Regular Lovers Directed by Philippe Garrel
A minute film about epic ideas, the director’s most articulate work, a defeated movie about self-styled idealists… There’s no pageantry here, just images of young people’s oily, pimply faces, their sweat-stained shirts and tangled hair, the slow trickling of time that comes with indecisiveness and boredom.
January 09, 2009
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Regular Lovers is a sad, admiring movie about love at 20, basking in the flare of the impossible potential pompous kids can find in the world, and the loveliness of that impossibility.
January 19, 2007
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The beauty of the film — the shimmering black-and-white tones and the purity of the compositions, at once austere and harmonious — suggests that the director sees this layover less as a retreat into narcissism than as a necessary journey into the self.
January 19, 2007
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