Life of Riley (Aimer, boire et chanter)
- 108 min
- Directed by: Alain Resnais
- Cast: Sabine Azéma, Hippolyte Girardot, Caroline Sihol
- Language: French
Three couples in rural England learn that their mutual friend George Riley has terminal cancer. Resnais' final film, an adaptation of the play by Alan Ayckbourn, is blatantly stagey but the performances have tender conviction, and Resnais' playful, experimental approach makes for a wise, witty and elegant swansong.
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Reviews & features
Life of Riley2 Mar 2015
Alain Resnais' final film is an elegant closer to a fine career
Alain Resnais died last March at the age of 91, just three weeks after his final work was among the prize winners at Berlin. It's heartening to discover that the playful, experimental instincts that marked his 70 year career remained constant until the…
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