John Turturro introduces Blier’s vulgar road movie masterpiece on the occasion of the reprisal of his most outrageous character, The Big Lebowski’s “the Jesus” in his forthcoming remake.
Gérard Depardieu and Patrick Dewaere star as devil-may-care chums who rob and steal their way across France, sharing lovers the likes of Miou-Miou, Jeanne Moreau, and Isabelle Huppert. A total assault on bourgeois norms, this is one of the most brazen breakout films of the 1970s. (Sept ’74)
In French with English subtitles.