Mauvais Sang (1986)

Leos Carax directs Juliette Binoche, Denis Lavant and Julie Delpy in this crime fantasy where a pickpocket must help steal a cure for a love disease.

God! Carax is pretentious. His stories get lost in an aimless haphazardness. There are one or two wonderful set-pieces; a parachute jump, a night time run to David Bowie. But there just ain’t any focus. I’m starting to think either The Lovers On The Bridge was a fluke or I shouldn’t try and revisit that either.

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Perfect Double Bill: The Lovers On The Bridge (1991)

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