Juve contre Fantômas (Juve Against Fantomas)
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Juve contre Fantômas (Juve Against Fantomas)
Between 1913 and 1914, French director Louis Feuillade turned out five fast-paced melodramas based upon the character of criminal genius Fantomas. The second of these was Juve vs. Fantomas. The villain's nemesis is police inspector Juve (or Jove), who is forever one step behind the masked-and-caped crime lord. In addition to his superior intellect, Fantomas is a master of disguise. Despite his heinous crimes, the audience tends to root for Fantomas as he effortlessly outwits the plodding Jove at every turn. Each of the five Fantomas films were multipart, serialized efforts, with each… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Bizarre fantasies and unconscious desires, including the famous snakes in the bedroom scene."
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
"It's both archaic in style and strangely modern..."
‑ Sean Axmaker, Parallax View
"All the best parts involve criminal plots so outré that delighted disbelief is the only sane response."
‑ Tim Brayton, Antagony & Ecstasy
"For something that's now 97 years old, it's a terrific, hugely entertaining film."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
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