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5 Ratings

The Friends

Les Amis

Directed by Gérard Blain
France, 1971


Paul is an unstable teenager of fifteen years, from a poor and broken family. He met Philip, forties, married a wealthy industrialist childless with factories in the province, which affairs forced him to ride regularly in Paris. A mutual friendship develops between and soon, they become lovers.

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The Friends Directed by Gérard Blain

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  • José Neves's rating of the film The Friends

    " A beautiful austere film that returns us to the intimacy of a cinema outside the ordinary rules of provability"- that's what i wrote about "Un Enfant dans la Foule" and i say exactly the same thing about this extraordinary example of a film in "sotto voce", made of ellipses and suggestions, concrete matter of a look that is built both in thought as representation. A disengaged lassitude before the world's bounds.

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