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The Night Is Young (Leos Carax, 1986)

July 7, 2014

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If Leos Carax’s 2012 film Holy Motors was a demented lament for ‘the death of cinema’, his 1986 sophomore feature The Night Is Young (known as Mauvais sang in its native France and almost everywhere else) represents the director at his most exuberant and punkish, channelling seemingly incompatible cinematic influences (Godard, Bresson, and the artifice of Hollywood stylist Vincente Minnelli) into a blissful brand of his own making…

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