The Names of Love

The Names of Love

DVD - 2011
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For those who wish to decode The Names of Love, there's a sharp commentary on French prejudices, character types, history, and culture embedded in Michel Leclerc's droll autobiographical French comedy. But the surface story works just fine too: A free-spirited, left-wing, seductive young Frenchwoman, daughter of an Algerian immigrant, meets an uptight, square, middle-aged Frenchman whose Jewish mother survived the Holocaust. Opposites ignite, emphasized by Leclerc's playful use of contradictions, including deadpan performances juxtaposed with glam cinematography. --Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly.
Audience: 14A
Publisher: [S.l.] : Music Box Films, 2011
Branch Call Number: DVD FOREIGN NAMES (Dayson collection)
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col ; 4 3/4 in

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bookwormjeph
Aug 09, 2013

a delightful french farce that is great for a quiet nights viewing without taxing the gray matter too much. If you like foreign movies this worth a look.

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