Jealousy
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In Theaters August 15 (15 days)
Philippe Garrel is one of the major French filmmakers of the post-New Wave who has slowly begun to gain recognition in America after a career spanning 50 years with the release of his most recent films REGULAR LOVERS, FRONTIER OF DAWN and A BURNING HOT SUMMER as well as the re-release of I CAN STILL HEAR THE GUITAR PLAYING. Shot in lustrous, widescreen black and white by the great Willy Kurant (MASCULIN FEMININ, UNDER THE SUN OF SATAN), JEALOUSY may be Philippe Garrel's most accessible film in nearly 50 years of filmmaking. The film opens with a man leaving his wife and daughter and, in a… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Chic yet exasperating, it's somehow quintessentially French - just not in a good way."
‑ Trevor Johnston, Radio Times
"director Philippe Garrel ("Regular Lovers") uses his uber-brooder son Louis as the pivot for a typically French carousel of morphing romantic relationships."
‑ Laura Clifford, Reeling Reviews
"It's certainly atmospheric and cool in a new-New Wave way, but really, what's the point?"
‑ Leslie Felperin, Guardian
"Due to its rather pure and unburdened perspective of complex relations, it's a plausibly hand-me-down portrait accessed from the point of view of a young child."
‑ Nick McCarthy, Slant Magazine
"The plot is patchy; later scenes search for a purpose. But there are searing truths too."
‑ Nigel Andrews, Financial Times
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