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Lola Montes (1955)

(c) Therese Grisham, 2010. All rights reserved. I remember reading that Max Ophuls said of Martine Carol, the actress who plays Lola Montes (she was known in France for acting in boudoir romances, and notorious for being a bad actress), … Continue reading

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The Reckless Moment

I recently watched The Reckless Moment (Max Ophuls, 1949) for the first time, and need to watch it again. For now, I’m writing down my initial impressions. My first thought is that the film is very uncomfortable to watch and … Continue reading

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