You searched for:

Search for…

Narrow Search

  • Author

  • Rating

  • Show only

 

110 minutes · 2013
This semiautobiographical 1971 film by Louis Malle is one of his finest. Set in Dijon in the mid-50s, it concerns the sexual initiation of a precocious, intellectual, wealthy French adolescent (Benoit Ferreux), a process that's assisted at one crucial point by his sensuous Italian mother (Lea Massari). Malle's sense of the period and milieu is precise and confident throughout, as is his effective use of jazz (mainly Charlie Parker) on the soundtrack. The film is enjoyable, but viewers who find the aristocratic narcissism, the self-congratulating superiority, of most of Malle's work repellent may think it's a bit creepy. With Michel Lonsdale, Daniel Gelin, Fabien Ferreux, and Ave Ninchi. In French with subtitles.

Now Playing

Sorry there are no upcoming showtimes for Murmur of the Heart

Reviews/comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a review


Roll over stars and click to rate.