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  1. Teona Gal's rating of the film The Mother and the Whore

    watched only two thirds of it

  2. Raymond Likes Subtitles's rating of the film The Mother and the Whore

  3. Araxi Barounian's rating of the film The Mother and the Whore

    "La vérité ne s'apprend pas par les lectures philosophiques ou les discussions amicales mais s'impose à nous par les signes que nous percevons dans la douleur de la passion amoureuse ou dans les impressions mystérieuses données par les oeuvres d'art." Jean-Luc Lacuve

  4. Renton47's rating of the film The Mother and the Whore

    By today's standards there is nothing fashionable to be found, a mammoth exploration of mansplaining, a hero awful by all modern markers. But it exists still in the now, in the way it depicts privilege as literally the right to talk politics without engaging/enacting their consequence. At once coupling moments of radical honesty with the reprehensible, I have no choice but to concede admiration.

  5. douglashraefn's rating of the film The Mother and the Whore

    Classic arthouse cinema. JPL is perfect, as always. Eustache created a monochrome masterpiece.

  6. Eric Eidelstein's rating of the film The Mother and the Whore

    Jean-Pierre Léaud is such a fuckboy. I love him.

  7. AdrianM.'s rating of the film The Mother and the Whore

  8. FISCHER's rating of the film The Mother and the Whore

    >>> Film-phare des années 1970 qui dévoile un cinéaste écorché vif, d'une brutale sincérité et d'une déchirante tendresse, pour une oeuvre d'une exceptionnelle richesse. www.cinefiches.com

  9. biting the hand that feeds me's rating of the film The Mother and the Whore

    hate leaud 2 much 2 b able to finish this

  10. Wee Hunk's rating of the film The Mother and the Whore

    Jean-Pierre plays a beautiful manchild who has a way with the ladies, but really doesn't want to take too much responsibility. Most of the ladies are much smarter than him. If you don't feel like watching the whole movie, I would recommend the monologue by Veronika, played by Francoise Lebrun at the 3 hour mark. Pretty darn remarkable.

  11. Sophy Romvari's rating of the film The Mother and the Whore

    Not sure if it's OK to love this film.

  12. xrystyna's rating of the film The Mother and the Whore

    would've been a solid 5 if not for Françoise Lebrun's last monologue

  13. müteahhit's rating of the film The Mother and the Whore

    I love this film for all its honesty. I am speechless. Also, this movie reminded me so much of Andre Breton's Nadja, in particular how Alexandre was so full of himself, oscillating from experience to experience, selfishly trying to discover himself regardless of other's feelings or whatsoever.

  14. seniseen's rating of the film The Mother and the Whore

    I saw this movie, I met a guy and suddenly I realized I was about to enter in a thing like this... and then I discover he also saw the movie at the same time. lol the whole situation, so stupid and hilarious.

  15. Howard Fritzson's rating of the film The Mother and the Whore

    I saw this movie when it first came out. I don't know what I was expecting but I do remember it washing over me and leaving me devastated.

  16. draftnymph's rating of the film The Mother and the Whore

    "you think you're recovering, but you're just getting used to mediocrity." alexandre is the epitome of mansplaining. veronika, with her messy milk braids and long black skirts, slowly won me over. first with her sullen, bemused reserve, and then with her confessional brashness

  17. Benjamin Bland's rating of the film The Mother and the Whore

    The best French-language film I have ever seen (high praise I know but the truth) and it isn't available on DVD because Boris Eustache thinks he should get more money for it. Travesty that his father's great work should remain so unknown thanks to this.

  18. Mcpeer's rating of the film The Mother and the Whore

    At nearly 4 hours, The Mother and the Whore is a massive, maddening, repetitive, and epic piece of French New Wave cinema. An erotic examination of a ménage à trois and each member. There are undoubtedly moments of pure brilliance. It's unfortunate that the length of the film is so ridiculous. Still, if you have the chance to see this in a theater, do so, but get cozy. It's a long one.

  19. Andrew Miller's rating of the film The Mother and the Whore

    Excessive, exhausting, repetitive, brilliant.

  20. lndah's rating of the film The Mother and the Whore

    Brilliant performance. The best of Jean Pierre Leaud.

  21. Kamran's rating of the film The Mother and the Whore

    An incredible monologue performed by Francoise Lebrun rolls out this protracted observation of man's, woman's, and love's pluralities of forms. Love all the cinema references, especially Alexandre's love for a 'girl in a Bresson film' (aka Gilberte--Four Night of a Dreamer). Undeniably sincere and uncompromisingly candid. 98/100 - Masterful.

  22. RoRoRoro's rating of the film The Mother and the Whore

  23. Muraki's rating of the film The Mother and the Whore

    A revolutionary film. best dialogue-romantic-drama to be ever made?

  24. Post Ironic's rating of the film The Mother and the Whore

    It's a travesty that Boris Eustache won't allow this film to be restored. One of the best of all time.

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