May Fools
May Fools (1989)

Louis Malle's May Fools is a lush and luxuriant look at everyday life for one family in Southern France in 1968. Milou (Michel Piccoli) is an older man who has lived his whole life with his mother on the family's estate, enjoying… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 1989
DVD Release Date: April 25, 1991
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Emanuel Levy

Though well acted by great French actors (Michel Piccoli), Malle's tale, set in 1968 in the countryside, is too light and trivial as family melodrama

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Revolves around the response of a large family to the death of the matriarch.

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John Ballantine
Fabulous little comedy on the aftermath of the death of a matriarch of the family. Classic Malle.