104 minutes

A playwright receives his actress ex-wife and her co-star, who also happens to be her new lover, to discuss his new play, but the meeting turns into a game of seduction for all the parties involved. Exquisitely handled and performed sexual roundelay whose flimsy scripting leads it to overstay its welcome after 30 minutes; worth a look just for the performances and the masterful handling.

Paulo Branco presents an Alfama Films Production/France 3 Cinéma production; with the participation of Centre National de la Cinématographie, France Télévisions, Canal Plus, Cinécinéma; with the support of Département de la Charente, Région Poitou-Charentes in partnership with Centre National de la Cinématographie, Procirep and Cofinova Développement.
Starring Pascal Greggory, Julie Depardieu, Louis Garrel, Agathe Bonitzer, Louis-Do de Lencquesaing.
Directed and written by Jacques Doillon; produced by Paulo Branco; music by Philippe Sarde; director of photography (Eclair), Caroline Champetier; production designer, Zé Branco; film editor, Frédéric Fichefet.
Screened: distributor advance press screener DVD, Lisbon, August 14th 2010. 


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