Yo Yo (1965)

Yo Yo





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This Tatiesque French comedy stars popular comedian/filmmaker Pierre Etaix as Yo Yo, a 1920s tycoon who, though surrounded by many fabulous things and though living in a grand old castle, is still unhappy for pining over his long-lost love, a beautiful circus performer. One day he sees her again. Soon afterward the stock-market crash destroys his financial state and, impoverished, he joins the circus. The two have a son who performs in the circus as a young clown. Later, their son becomes a … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Comedy
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It dangles and has its ups and downs very much like the plaything from which its name is derived. It lifts and spins in some stretches, misses the rhythm in others and drops dead. At the end, it attempts a fadeout that is over-sentimental, at best.

Full Review… | May 12, 2007
New York Times
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Full Review… | May 12, 2007
Time Out
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