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The Mouth Agape

La gueule ouverte

Directed by Maurice Pialat
France, 1974


Monique is in the late stages of terminal illness. Her philandering, alcoholic husband Roger, her son Philippe, unfaithful like his father, and her daughter-in-law Nathalie (screen icon Nathalie Baye, in one of her earliest roles) gather around her. We observe them playing with life as she dies.

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The Mouth Agape Directed by Maurice Pialat

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