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3 hr. 3 min.

Plot Summary
Amidst the chaos of student and union protests, 20-year-old Parisian poet François (Louis Garrel) finds himself in legal hot water for dodging a stint in the French military. While at a party, he falls in love with Lilie (Clotilde Hesme), a would-be sculptor. When the riots begin to increase, the two seek refuge in the mansion of their affluent friend, Antoine (Julien Lucas), where, along with other French youths, they smoke opium, write poetry and reflect on the situation outside.

Cast: Louis Garrel , Clotilde Hesme , Julien Lucas , Mathieu Genet , Marc Barbé ,

Director: Philippe Garrel

Genres: Drama

Regular Lovers (2005)

Release Date: September 3rd, 2005|3 hr. 3 min.

critic reviews (7)
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  • 75
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    Long, talky and shot in black and white. In other words, it requires a commitment in time and brain power - a commitment worth making. show more

  • 75
    Aaron Hillis Premiere

    Through a haze of opium smoke and Molotov cocktails igniting, Regular Lovers plays out like the heavier politicized and unsentimentalized counterpoint to Bernardo Bertolucci's "The Dreamers." show more

  • 90
    Andrew O'Hehir Salon.com

    A magical and supernally beautiful meditative drug-trip head-space picture (a full-fledged ZZM, q.v. above) for which all Euro-film masochists should rearrange their schedules. It'll be out on DVD soon, and that's great. But Garrel's films are almost never seen on the big screen, and this one's worth it. show more

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