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Regular Lovers

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Regular Lovers (French: Les Amants réguliers) is a 2005 French independent coming-of-age romantic drama film directed by Philippe Garrel and starring Louis Garrel and Clotilde Hesme. Set in 1968, it tells the story of a young couple. The film had its world premiere in the Competition section at the 62nd Venice International Film Festival on 3 September 2005. It was released in France on 26 October 2005.

Regular Lovers
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FrenchLes Amants réguliers
Directed byPhilippe Garrel
Produced byGilles Sandoz
Written byPhilippe Garrel
Arlette Langmann
Marc Cholodenko
StarringLouis Garrel
Clotilde Hesme
Music byJean-Claude Vannier
CinematographyWilliam Lubtchansky
Edited byPhilippe Garrel
Françoise Collin
Distributed byAd Vitam Distribution
Release date
  • 3 September 2005 (2005-09-03) (Venice)
  • 26 October 2005 (2005-10-26) (France)
Running time
178 minutes
CountryFrance
LanguageFrench

PlotEdit

In 1968, François joins the civil unrest in Paris with his friends. He meets Lilie and falls in love with her.

CastEdit

ReleaseEdit

The film had its world premiere in the Competition section at the 62nd Venice International Film Festival on 3 September 2005.[1] It was released in France on 26 October 2005.[2]

ReceptionEdit

Critical responseEdit

On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 81% based on 16 reviews, and an average rating of 6.7/10.[3] On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 76 out of 100, based on 7 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[4]

Peter Bradshaw of The Guardian gave the film 3 out of 5 stars, saying: "The violence and inarticulate idealism, and the disappointments and frustrations of youth, are still swirling around in Philippe Garrel's head, and he transfers them, almost unedited, on to the cinema screen."[5] Jesse Paddock of Slant Magazine called it "a wonderful tribute to the ideals of youth."[6]

AccoladesEdit

Award Year of ceremony Category Recipient(s) Result Ref(s)
Venice Film Festival 2005 Silver Lion Philippe Garrel Won [7]
Louis Delluc Prize 2005 Best Film Regular Lovers Won [8]
Lumières Award 2006 Best Director Philippe Garrel Won [9]
César Award 2006 Most Promising Actor Louis Garrel Won [10]
Best Cinematography William Lubtchansky Nominated [11]
European Film Awards 2006 FIPRESCI Prize Philippe Garrel Won [12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Felperin, Leslie (5 September 2005). "Regular Lovers". Variety. Retrieved 2 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Les amants réguliers". AlloCiné. Retrieved 2 March 2020.
  3. ^ "Regular Lovers". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 19 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Regular Lovers". Metacritic. Retrieved 19 October 2018.
  5. ^ Bradshaw, Peter (21 July 2006). "Regular Lovers (Les Amants Réguliers)". The Guardian. Retrieved 19 October 2018.
  6. ^ Paddock, Jesse (23 September 2005). "Regular Lovers". Slant Magazine. Retrieved 19 October 2018.
  7. ^ Vivarelli, Nick (10 September 2005). "'Mountain' tops Venice". Variety. Retrieved 19 October 2018.
  8. ^ Nesselson, Lisa (19 December 2005). "Delluc likes 'Lovers'". Variety. Retrieved 19 October 2018.
  9. ^ Lemercier, Fabien (22 February 2006). "A Lumière for Audiard". Cineuropa. Retrieved 2 March 2020.
  10. ^ James, Alison (26 February 2006). "'Heart' beats for Cesars". Variety. Retrieved 19 October 2018.
  11. ^ James, Alison (29 January 2006). "Cesar noms feeling 'Beat'". Variety. Retrieved 2 March 2020.
  12. ^ Hartwich, Dorota (3 December 2006). "Donnersmarck and Almodóvar make the night at the European Film Awards". Cineuropa. Retrieved 2 March 2020.

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