Ma Nuit chez Maud (My Night at Maud's ) (My Night with Maud) (1969)
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The "my" in My Night At Maud's belongs to the protagonist played by Jean-Louis Trintignant, a Catholic engineer whose struggle with his faith is renewed when he falls instantly in love with a woman he's never met (Marie-Christine Barrault) while attending mass. A chance meeting with an amoral old friend (Antoine Vitez) the same night places him in a potentially compromising situation when he's forced to spend the night with Vitez's alluring acquaintance Maude (Françoise Fabian), a sophisticated
Mar 22, 1970 Wide
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The film is beautifully played, that is, as written, which is almost as if it were music.
The third (and best) of Eric Rohmer's Six Moral Fables, for which he received his only Oscar nomination.
As a canvas for Rohmer's ideas, it's crucial in making them feel as crisply distilled and newly debatable as the day they were aired.
Most challenging - and therefore least accessible - of Rohmer's trademark Moral Tales.
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