Mektoub, My Love: Canto Uno

  • 2018
  • 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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Mektoub, My Love

11 Feb 20193 stars

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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