Fool's Mate (Le Coup du Berger)
Fool's Mate (Le Coup du Berger) (1956)

When an unfaithful wife receives a mink coat from her lover, they must find a way to keep her husband from getting suspicious about the gift's origins.

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: January 1, 1956
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

Jacques Rivette's first foray into <'professional' filmmaking was this very uncharacteristic and relatively conventional half-hour 35-millimeter short.

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Keith Uhlich
Slant Magazine

The whole thing is shallow and obvious in ways that Rivette's features never are.

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