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La maman et la putain

Jean Eustache France, 1973

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.