Lover For a Day

Lover For a Day
  • 2016
  • France
  • 1h 16min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Philippe Garrel
  • Cast: Eric Caravaca, Esther Garrel, Louise Chevillotte
  • UK release: 19 February 2018

 Jeanne (Garrel) breaks up with her fiancé and heads home to her father (Caravaca), only to find that he’s in the early stages of a relationship with Ariane (Chevillotte), who’s almost the same age as her. Elegant wisp of a film, with much philosophising about fidelity but also beguilingly sincere.

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Lover for a Day

15 Jan 20184 stars

French director Philippe Garrel's beguiling latest is a timeless tale of love and longing

Watching a Philippe Garrel film is like stepping back in time to the late 1960s. There really should be a Françoise Hardy song playing in the background, the air needs to be thick with cigarette smoke and the smell of sex, and Jean-Luc Godard shouldn't…

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