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The Way We Are (THE MOTHER AND THE WHORE)

From the Chicago Reader (January 22, 1999). For my earlier take on this film, written when it was released in London, go here. — J.R. The Mother and the Whore Rating **** Masterpiece Directed and written by Jean Eustache With Jean-Pierre Leau...

Jean Eustache

UNE SALE HISTOIRE/A DIRTY STORY (Jean Eustache, 1977, 28 minutes [35mm] + 22 minutes [16mm]); LE JARDIN DES DÉLICES DE JÉRÔME BOSCH/ HIERONYMOUS BOSCH’S “THE GARDEN OF EARTHLY DELIGHTS” (Jean Eustache, 1979, 34 minutes [16mm]). Playing at the Gene...

Jean Eustache’s LA MAMAN ET LA PUTAIN

...are no whores. . . . Love is nothing if you don’t want a baby together.” Central to the feel and method of Jean Eustache’s THE MOTHER AND THE WHORE is its obsessive confessional tone, much closer to Pialat than to Rohmer; its slav...

Mes Petites Amoureuses (1976 review)

From Monthly Film Bulletin, July 1976 (Vol. 43, No. 510). — J.R. Mes Petites Amoureuses France, 1975 Director: Jean Eustache Southwest France, circa 1950. Daniel, a schoolboy living with his grandmother, recalls hitting a schoolmate gratuito...

Cannes Journal (1973)

...J.R. Cannes Journal Jonathan Rosenbaum If TOUCH OF EVIL, as Paul Schrader has suggested, is film noir’s epitaph, jean Eustache’s LA MAMAN ET LA PUTAIN (THE MOTHER AND THE WHORE) may well turn out to be the last gasp and funeral oration...

Voluptuous Defeat: Philippe Garrel and LES AMANTS RÉGULIERS

...s born five years earlier. So the problem obviously can’t be reduced to simple time frames. I feel far more in tune with Jean Eustache, born in 1958, and Jacques Rivette, born in 1928, than I do with Garrel, born in 1948. The post-1968 political desp...

Two Weeks in Another Town

...hown in extreme slow motion and a variety of colours. May 16: As far as the official festival screenings are concerned, Jean Eustache’s The Mother and the Whore, later awarded a Special Jury Prize, is the first major event: three and a half ho...

My Sex Life…or How I Got Into an Argument

...medy-drama (1996) about the sex lives of 30ish Parisian intellectuals and academics has been compared to everything from Jean Eustache’s The Mother and the Whore to Reality Bites. For me, it’s a lot better than the latter and not nearly a...

Filling in the Blanks [LE SAMOURAI & THE BIRTH OF LOVE]

...at least four other major figures who might be called Garrel’s artistic cousins: Chantal Akerman, John Cassavetes, Jean Eustache, and Maurice Pialat. Significantly, all five filmmakers are central figures for a generation of highly talented and...

Daney in English: A Letter to Trafic

...n she was programming the Bleecker Street Cinema in 1977; texts from the early ’80s on Stalker (1979) and the death of Jean Eustache (both translated wholly or collaboratively by Erickson himself), Too Early, Too Late (translated by me in 1982 for...

My Sex Life . . . Or How I Got Into An Argument

Three hours long, Arnaud Desplechin’s highly watchable French comedy drama (1996) about the sex lives of 30ish Parisian intellectuals and academics has been compared to everything from Jean Eustache’s The Mother and the Whore to Reality...

Photos Of Alix

An 18-minute short by French director Jean Eustache, in which Alix-Clio Roubaud, the wife of poet Jacques Roubaud, talks about her photographs with Eustache’s young son Boris. The 1980 short bears an interesting resemblance to Hollis Frampton&...

Global Discoveries on DVD: Mixed Blessings (5th column, 2004)

...estoration of a surviving fragment from Kenji Mizoguchi’s La marche de Tokyo (1929); 06 has two late TV documentaries by Jean Eustache, Offre d’emploi (1980) and Le jardin des délices de Jerôme Bosch (1979); and 07, scheduled to appear this spring, w...

Mes petites amoureuses

Jean Eustache’s color follow-up to his black-and-white masterpiece The Mother and the Whore (1973), detailing his adolescence in the south of France, has never been distributed in the U.S., but some devotees of the director’s work actua...

The Birth of a Notion

...xivity to the proceedings that is part of the serial’s striking modernity. In the eighth episode, Mazamette’s son Eustache also makes an extended appearance; played by Bout de Zan, a popular street urchin who was the star of no less than...