Another benchmark of quasi-satirical “endurance” cinema has been re-restored for home video for a new generation of thrill-seeking cinephiles.
“A reverie with a dream,” it’s a frenzied fusion of Louis Malle’s absurdist sensibilities and William Klein’s colorful visual mash-ups.
The bare-bones treatment doesn't make this representative selection from a major auteur's sober, elegiac vision of late 20th-century French life any less valuable.
Klein's films may be more arrogant than anything by Jean-Luc Godard.
Varda weaves together a film about the communal voice that forms among people.
Once again, Criterion earns the reputation of releasing “film schools in a box.”