Love on the Run (L'Amour en fuite)
Love on the Run (L'Amour en fuite) (1979)

L'Amour en Fuite (Love on the Run) is presented in flashbacks from the previous four movies as Antoine Doinel (Jean-Pierre Léaud) meets up with people from his past. As the fifth and final film in the series, Antoine is over 30 years… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: April 6, 1979
DVD Release Date: June 16, 2008
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Gary Arnold
Washington Post

"Love on the Run" is such a self-derivative triviality that a substantial percentage of the running time is devoted to excerpts from the previous Doinel films.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

The results are more interesting than satisfying; it is a film more thought than felt.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Love on the Run is a cinematic valentine from Francois Truffaut to Antoine Doinel.

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Keith Phipps
AV Club

The director himself admits that it's an unsatisfying conclusion to the series, though a pretty good film in its own right.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

This installment is as lightweight as the others and is still pleasing even though it has lost some of its freshness and spontaneity.

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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

It brings to a satisfying end the story of an unforgettable character whose lifelong pursuit of romance and responsibility in a world seemingly bent on keeping him down may have finally found fruition.

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Vincent Canby
New York Times

As do some childhood friends, Antoine Doinel has grown away from us.

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John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

strictly for Truffaut fans, who have grown up with Antoine Doniel improvising his way through the Bohemian sections of Paris

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Flixster Audience Score: 71% Flixster User Reviews
Rubia Carolina
Being the last film about Antoine Doinel´s life and knowing that Truffaut didn´t like it, some choices are understandable, but it is the less interesting of the… More
Tom S.
Each film in the Doinel series was not quite as good as the one before it. I liked to reminisce about the great moments from the past films, but that's all… More
Alice Shen
Not a huge fan of the flashbacks but did enjoy the nostalgic feel of watching Antoinel Doinel grow up, yet remain the same. Annie Hallian breaking of 4th Wall… More
Anthony Valletta
The finale of the Antoine Doinel series is easily the weakest, using a whole lot of clips from earlier movies, but if you've followed it this far,… More
Eric Broome
I dislike when sitcoms do "clip shows" too.
Emily B.
The final part in the story of Antoine Doinel. I enjoyed the flashbacks, mainly the Antoine and Colette ones as its the only part in the series I have yet to… More