You and the Night (Les rencontres d'après minuit)
You and the Night (Les rencontres d'après minuit) (2013)

A pair of young swingers stages an all-star orgy that turns unexpectedly therapeutic in this quirky and sexy comedy featuring Beatrice Dalle. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
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Rich Cline
Contactmusic.com

Surreal and over-constructed, this offbeat French drama often feels more like a stage play than a movie, with its pointed dialogue and a cast of "types".

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Peter Bradshaw
Guardian

[A] chamber piece of sex, surreality and the absurd, like something by Luis Buñuel or Luigi Pirandello, or a sexed-up version of TS Eliot's The Cocktail Party.

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James Mottram
Total Film

The story gets tiresome, but there is an anarchic sensibility on display, bolstered by M83's score, that suggests Gonzalez is going places.

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Emma Simmonds
Radio Times

The film's prurient philosophising can be frustratingly pithy but there's a cheeky gag around every corner and the imaginative visuals, committed performances and tendency to transgress mean things are never less than interesting.

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Dominic Mill
We Got This Covered

Both a grower and a shower, You and the Night's ropy beginnings give way to a trippy, smart and distinctly original delight.

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Hannah McGill
The List

It's hard not to be a tiny bit enamoured of a film that starts out promising erotic depravity and ends up referencing John Hughes.

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Adam Lowes
HeyUGuys

You and the Night defies being categorised as solely for a LGBT audience, but the film's abstract narrative and transgressive sprinkles still means that it will probably find more of an appreciation with a niche audience.

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Adam Woodward
Little White Lies

A banquet of body and soul.

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Anton Bitel
Grolsch Film Works

repurposes the language of genres past to create a mosaic of memory & metaphor. Despite orgiastic themes, polysexual alliances, & a teasing preoccupation with Cantona's member, it's as concerned with intellectual intercourse as with the other kind.

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Flixster Audience Score: 48% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
An aesthetically gorgeous film fused with intense eroticism in its "sensory jukebox" and a surreal atmosphere highlighted by M83's trippy score,… More
Mark Abell
A strange brew. A mystical couple and their maid host a gathering of nameless souls to indulge in an orgy that turns into a group therapy session. Lots of… More