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3 things about Alain Resnais’ MURIEL, OR THE TIME OF RETURN

Muriel, or The Time of Return [1963] 1. Magic hour: standing at the crowded bar with a coffee, chatting with the cashier, the clouds and sky in the windows behind them. 2. “It’s easier to talk outside, isn’t it?” 3. … Continue reading

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3 things about Alain Resnais’ HIROSHIMA MON AMOUR

Hiroshima Mon Amour [1959] 1. Every morning at 4 o’clock, someone passes by her window, coughing. 2. Casablanca. An empty nightclub. A deserted bandstand. The only light seems to come from behind the bar. 3.”I will remember this affair as … Continue reading

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3 things about Alain Resnais’ JE T’AIME JE T’AIME

Je t’aime je t’aime [1968] 1. “Are you feeling tired?” “I’m tired of that question.” 2. A Magritte print in his bedroom. 3. He silently sheds a tear and then lies still.

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