L'enfant secret (1982) - Rotten Tomatoes

L'enfant secret (1982)





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Four chapters based on the birth of a 'secret child'. "La séction Césarienne" (Caesarian section: a descriptive detail introducing the mother); "Le dernier guerrier" (the last warrior: how the father sees himself); "Le cercle ophydique" (the serpent's closed circle: the couple reunites at the psychiatric ward); "Les forêts désenchantées" (unfairy forests: the film in the making).


Critic Reviews for L'enfant secret

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (3)

A welcome opportunity for Garrel's most fervent fans, but not an entry point for newbies.

October 19, 2017 | Full Review…

Part of Mr. Garrel's mastery is his ability to make expressive use of what would constitute dire technical flaws in other people's films.

October 17, 2017 | Full Review…

Catches the fleeting intimacies of threadbare romance while reaching for the pictorial power of silent spectacles-which it occasionally achieves.

October 2, 2017 | Full Review…

Philippe Garrel's brooding 1979 film charts the dissolution of a romance, as well as the birth of a new kind of narrative filmmaking.

October 18, 2017 | Full Review…

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