Novo (2005)

Novo

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The nature of love and memory and how the two sensations interrelate are explored in Jean-Pierre Limosin's 2002 film Novo. Office worker Graham (Eduardo Noriega) suffered a head injury that destroyed his ability to maintain long-term memories. Falling in love with the forgetful Graham, temporary office secretary Irene (Anna Mouglalis) takes the opportunity to engage Graham in a sexual relationship that feels like the beginning of a hot romance -- with plenty of adventurous sexual encounters … More

Rating: R (for strong sexuality, graphic nudity and language)
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Comedy
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Written By: Jean Pierre Limosin, Christophe Honoré
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On DVD: Nov 22, 2005
Runtime:
IFC Films

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Critic Reviews for Novo

All Critics (13) | Top Critics (6)

While its provocative theme clearly has dramatic and comedic possibilities, the film mostly fails to realize them, content to provide a series of erotic encounters with plenty of opportunities for its lead performers to undress.

October 28, 2005
Hollywood Reporter
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Playfully sexy.

Full Review… | September 23, 2005
New York Daily News
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Sleek, attractive and ultimately vapid, Novo applies to sex and love the concept of short-term memory loss used to such acute dramatic effect in Memento.

September 20, 2005
New York Times
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Limosin's elliptical narrative, meant to correlate with his protagonist's blank-slate mind, instead plays as desultory and just plain confused.

Full Review… | September 20, 2005
Village Voice
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Full Review… | June 10, 2008
Variety
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Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
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Audience Reviews for Novo

½

Memento with more tits, but with less brains.

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Tsubaki Sanjuro

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