Tenue de Soirée (Evening Dress) (Ménage)
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Tenue de Soirée (Evening Dress) (Ménage)
Menage begins as a comedy of sorts, but be warned: it develops into a very dark, very confusing probe into the seamier aspects of Parisian life. Gerard Depardieu plays a crude but charismatic thief, whose own gayness does not prevent his commiserating with those of the opposite sex. Miou-Miou and Michel Blanc are young, impoverished lovers who fall under Depardieu's influence. He gains their confidence by introducing them to kinky sex, then sucks them into a vortex of crime. Director Bertrand Blier, who in most of his films has explored the awesome power (rather than pleasure) of sex,… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 80%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Quite funny for the first half and deeply weird for the second, with a laudable courage of its own bizarre conviction throughout, even as it reveals a nasty undertone."
‑ Nick Davis, Nick's Flick Picks
"Even with a flaccid sign-off, Menage manages to be wonderfully different."
‑ Phil Hall, EDGE Boston
"...ultimately succumbs to the aggressively weird attributes that writer/director Bertrand Blier has hard-wired into the proceedings..."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
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