Monday, March 17, 2008

Chloƫ in the Afternoon (Eric Rohmer, 1972)


The last of Eric Rohmer's Six Moral Tales concerns a happily married bourgeois businessman who spends his afternoons with an old crush, contemplating adultery. It's the kind of literate, minor-key ethical quandary that Rohmer executes with such routine knowingness and precision as to make it seem slight. Though, of course, it's anything but.

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