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Out 1, Noli Me Tangere - Episodes 1 & 2

Directed by Jacques Rivette
France, 1971
Drama
  • French
  • English

Synopsis

Two theatre troupes rehearse Aeschylus. A young deaf-mute wants to uncover a mysterious secret society. A young woman seduces men in order to rob them. As the characters’ paths crisscross throughout the film’s puzzle-box structure, a portrait of post-May ’68 Paris and its dashed dreams emerges.

Our take

Here it is: the “Holy Grail of cinephilia!” One of the most enthralling cinematic experiences of all time, Jacques Rivette’s elusive 13-hour masterpiece Out 1 was originally conceived as a series. The film version consists of 8 feature-length episodes, and it all begins right here. Get ready…

Out 1, Noli Me Tangere - Episodes 1 & 2 Directed by Jacques Rivette

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