Mektoub, My Love: Canto Uno
- France / Italy
- Directed by: Abdellatif Kechiche
- Cast: Shain Boumedine, Ophélie Bau, Salim Kechiouche
- Language: French, English
Amin (Boumedine) is in his home town of Sète after abandoning his medical studies when he encounters best friend Ophélie (Bau) making love with his cousin Tony (Kechiouche). Leisurely coming-of-age tale, an ode to life, love and youth, but at three hours a bit long for what’s only part one of a story.
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Reviews & features
Mektoub, My Love11 Feb 2019
Abdellatif Kechiche channels Éric Rohmer in this sun-kissed stream-of-consciousness drama
Blue Is the Warmest Colour director Abdellatif Kechiche appears to have strayed into Éric Rohmer territory with Mektoub, My Love. Sun-dappled Mediterranean beaches, holiday romances, hedonism, unexpressed longings and broken hearts are very much the…
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