• The Mother and the Whore (1973)

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Release Date: 1973

Not Yet Rated|3 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
In this sexually frank French drama, the aimless young Alexandre (Jean-Pierre Léaud) juggles his relationships with his girlfriend, Marie (Bernadette Lafont), and a casual lover named Veronika (Françoise Lebrun). The dialogue-heavy film focuses intently on the love triangle, with Marie increasingly jealous of Alexandre's fling with Veronika. As the trio continues their unsustainable affair, the emotional stakes get higher, leading to conflict and unhappiness.

Cast: Bernadette Lafont, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Françoise Lebrun, Isabelle Weingarten, Jacques Renard, Jean-Noël Picq, Geneviève Mnich

Director: Jean Eustache

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Elite Films