We Won't Grow Old Together

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  • Rated: Unrated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 46 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: August 12, 2014
  • Originally Released: 1972
  • Label: Kino Classics
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Note: A video appreciation by Alex Ross Perry, director of The Color Wheel and Listen Up Philip
    • Interview with actress Marlène
      • Jobert
    • Theatrical trailer
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.66
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - French
    • Subtitles - English

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User Ratings: 139
Rating: 4/5 -- The notion that "love means never having to say you're sorry" sits there bleeding, a stake right through its broken heart. Full Review
Time Out
Jun 5, 2012
Rating: B -- The apricots, blues and sand of summer gradually incorporate the yellows, rusts and greens of autumn as the relationship slowly dies. Full Review
Reeling Reviews
Jul 30, 2012
Rating: 4.5/5 -- The film's emotional and physical violence is startling enough, bluntly realized through Pialat's visual plainspokenness; but his refusal to situate the viewer in time and place has an unsettling effect that's harder to identify. Full Review
The Dissolve
Aug 11, 2014
Rating: A- -- It's intelligent, measured work from the helmer (who adapts his own novel for the screen), easing entrance into a particularly toxic pairing. Full Review
Blu-ray.com
Sep 27, 2014
Rating: B -- A painful view of the failures of love. Full Review
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Jun 22, 2012
Pialat compared the structure of We Won't Grow to that of Ravel's "Boléro" for the gradually increasing fortissimo of its subtly varied-yet-repetitious phrases, variations that here show as a gradual shift in the balance of power. Full Review
Village Voice
Jun 5, 2012
Pialat captures the push-and-pull of their impossible relationship with pugnacious images and abrupt editing. Full Review
New Yorker
Jan 30, 2017

Product Description:

This powerful romantic drama examines the final period of a long and ultimately unhappy affair. Jean (Jean Yanne) is an unpleasant, domineering man. Though he still lives with his wife, their marriage has been over for a long time. For six years, Jean has had an affair with the much-younger Catherine (Marlene Jobert). The dynamic of their relationship is moving it toward disintegration also, but Catherine resists it. Scenes of alternating recriminations and reconciliations unveil the anatomy of their breakup.

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