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Liberté, la nuit

1984

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  • An uneven yet convincingly passionate political film... Their separation — a word so common in Garrel’s parlance — is slow and painful, fueled by dimming hopes and finally capitulation. Although Liberté, la nuit is cloaked as a political noir, at its essence it is a film about passion’s quirks and its impermanence.

  • Compared to other French filmmakers whose cinema is overtly political, Garrel's seems to be preoccupied with relationships—but in fact it is Garrel who sees how these things intersect, and who more squarely deals with how to live one's life and the role the human heart plays in everything we do.