Nuit #1 Reviews

August 9, 2012
Returning to some of the same themes she explored in her short films, mond continues her smart contemplation of youth and the difficulties of making meaningful emotional connections in these times.
August 9, 2012
This is a different kind of movie, as graphic as porn, but not porn, not titillating and not unintelligent.
July 29, 2012
Conveys through soulless stranger sex, current youth's emotionally and economically distressed powerlessness, false freedoms and an absence of future. Much more than a love story, the film is possibly, according to mond, 'the night before revolution.'
July 27, 2012
[The] concept works because of two actors who are willing to bare their bodies and souls.
July 27, 2012
The two performances are phenomenal making mond's directorial debut an unforgettable experience.
July 26, 2012
They invest so much humanity in their miserable characters that despite your dislike, you empathize enough to think, there but for the grace of God.
July 24, 2012
Nuit #1 lingers on the combination of hunger and awkwardness that attends the best one-nighters, showing the unsexy details that most movies elide: interruptions for bathroom breaks, fumbling for condoms, the clumsy logistics of sharing a shower.
July 22, 2012
It works--quite successfully, in places--as a warming tonic against this emotional nippiness of the cinema of Canadian coldness.