Wednesday November 15
Film SW1

Jules et Jim

BFI Southbank
Belvedere Road South Bank Waterloo London SE1 8XT
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Along with Au Bout de Souffle, Jules et Jim is the film that¬†defined the aesthetic of the New Wave of French cinema. All the classic Gallic film tropes are there; a love triangle, bicycles, a world-weary voiceover, fluid camera shots, poetry and at its heart the much-missed Jeanne Moreau. As the apex of the triangle Moreau is infinitely, constantly watchable and the whole film is a time capsule of French cool. C’est magnifique.