Summer Movie Review

Eric Rohmer has never been one for getting to the point. In Summer, the listless Delphine (Marie Rivière) wanders through a summer of abortive romances and holidays, looking for love all over France. How do we know it's summer? Because title cards tell us of every single day that passes. Eventually she goes home, lonely and unfulfilled. Stay awake through this 90-minute exercise in conceitedness (which presumably tells us how the modern world makes us all sad and pathetic) and you'll be rewarded with... well, with nothing. Congrats, more meaningless cinema under your belt.

Aka Le rayon vert.

Cast & Crew

Director :

Starring : Marie Rivière


Comments

Summer Rating

" Terrible "

Rating: NR, 1986

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