Lover For a Day
- 1h 16min
- 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 Day15 Jan 2018
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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