Haut Bas Fragile (Up, Down, Fragile)
Haut Bas Fragile (Up, Down, Fragile) (1995)

Three modern Parisian women form the basis of this epic musical comedy from famed director Jacques Rivette. The story is set in summer and follows the predestined path of each woman. Louise has just awoken from a five year coma and has been… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 28, 1995
DVD Release Date: October 28, 1997
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Stephen Holden
New York Times

What Mr. Rivette has concocted might be described as a lighthearted existential romp in which life is a playful dialogue between reality and fantasy, between musical comedy and drama, and you never know when one will turn into the other.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The title comes from the markings found on packages delivered by the postal service.

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

I think one could argue that Up Down Fragile not only tells us a lot about what utopia would feel like, it also tells us a little about how it would be organized.

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Charles Taylor

There are millions of stories in Rivette's naked city, and they're all ours for the making.

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