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June 2013

by Carson Lund Film

You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet | Alain Resnais

June 7, 2013

As with the latest films by Manoel de Oliveira and — prior to his recent passing — Raul Ruiz, it’s tempting to digest a new film by the 91-year-old French director Alain Resnais as an all-encompassing swan song, a final testament on the filmmaker’s accumulated thoughts on cinema and life. It becomes especially seductive, albeit worrisome, when taking into account the surface parallels between Resnais’s new movie and the final works of those two directors. Like Ruiz’s Night Across the Street, Resnais’s latest features…

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