Loulou (1980) - Rotten Tomatoes

Loulou (1980)




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Movie Info

Isabelle Huppert stars as Nelly, a woman trapped in a drab marriage who falls into the arms of Loulou (Gerard Depardieu), an uneducated small-time hood whose raw sensuality sweeps her off of her feet.

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Jacqueline Dufranne
as Loulou's Mother
Willy Safar
as Jean-Louis
Jean-Claude Meilland
as Man with Knife
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Critic Reviews for Loulou

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (1)

Loulou is a bravura French comedy of manners and morals -- or, if you will, lack of them -- which freely explores new and occasionally unconventional and unfamiliar attitudes toward sex, love, romance and life.

April 28, 2018 | Full Review…

This examination of class, love and sexual politics is full of nuanced observations of character, even as its narrative staggers and reels like a drunk negotiating a dark road.

June 15, 2007 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Attractive leads and an unusual story approach outweigh the flm's defects.

July 2, 2004 | Full Review…

Loulou is a dance macabre of three individuals trying to decide whether or not they want to change their lives.

January 29, 2004 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Loulou

The sensuality in this movie derives from the vagabond lifestyle of both main characters,that supernatural entity inside their souls spreading like a favorable narcotic during their sexual excavations/lustful adventures and certainly,the minimal financial situation they have to deal with.Pialat just loves torturing emotions..

Dimitris Springer
Dimitris Springer

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