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The Mother and the Whore

La maman et la putain

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Directed by Jean Eustache
France, 1973
Avant-Garde, Drama, Romance

Synopsis

Jean Eustache’s marathon drama focuses on three twenty-something Parisians in a bizarre love triangle: Alexandre is a seemingly unemployed narcissist involved with both a live-in girlfriend and a Polish nurse whom he picked up at a café, and with whom he begins a desultory affair.

Synopsis

Jean Eustache’s marathon drama focuses on three twenty-something Parisians in a bizarre love triangle: Alexandre is a seemingly unemployed narcissist involved with both a live-in girlfriend and a Polish nurse whom he picked up at a café, and with whom he begins a desultory affair.

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The Mother and the WhoreDirected byJean Eustache

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1973 | 2 wins including: Grand Prix

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