My Night at Maud's (Ma Nuit chez Maud)
My Night at Maud's (Ma Nuit chez Maud) (1970)

The "my" in My Night At Maud's belongs to the protagonist played by Jean-Louis Trintignant, a Catholic engineer whose struggle with his faith is renewed when he falls instantly in love with a woman he's never met… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: March 22, 1970
DVD Release Date: August 15, 2006
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Critic Score: 94% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Tom Milne
Time Out

Still one of Rohmer's best films.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Delightful art film.

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Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph (UK)

As a canvas for Rohmer's ideas, it's crucial in making them feel as crisply distilled and newly debatable as the day they were aired.

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Vincent Canby
New York Times

The film is beautifully played, that is, as written, which is almost as if it were music.

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Emanuel Levy

The third (and best) of Eric Rohmer's Six Moral Fables, for which he received his only Oscar nomination.

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Fernando F. Croce

Droll, graceful, and implacably cutting

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

Eric Rohmer's droll and delicate comedy of language.

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Peter Bradshaw

A date movie with a touch of class.

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Christopher Null

Rohmer is fixated on sex to the point where he had to make six movies about it?

Flixster Audience Score: 87% Flixster User Reviews
Pierluigi Puccini
There are nights and conversations we remember more than whole years. To Jean-Louis, finding a woman like Maud, by pure chance, was a miracle. The miracle of… More
Byron Brubaker
My first Eric Rohmer film. The Cinematheque at the Cleveland Institute of Art showed a film print of this from Europe. The movie takes its time showing the… More
Stella Dallas
for two hours of philosophical discussions between people trying not to admit they want to have sex with each other this was pretty damn good
Robert Brogan
My Night at Maud's is a great film for those who like subtle romance where what is not said counts more than what is said. That said, this film is an easy… More
Devon Bott
"Pascal's Wager" suggests that if one must bet on the existence of God, it's better to err on the side that He does exist rather than He… More
Tom S.
I get a little dizzy counting the love triangles in this one.