Max, Mon Amour
|Max, Mon Amour|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Nagisa Oshima|
|Produced by||Serge Silberman|
|Written by||Nagisa Oshima|
|Music by||Michel Portal|
|Edited by||Hélène Plemiannikov|
Max, Mon Amour a.k.a. Max, My Love is a 1986 film directed by Nagisa Oshima, starring Charlotte Rampling, Anthony Higgins, Victoria Abril, Pierre Étaix and Milena Vukotic. The screenplay was written by Oshima and Jean-Claude Carrière, and the film was produced by Serge Silberman.
Billed on the DVD cover as "the greatest ape romance since King Kong", Max, My Love is the story of a British diplomat in France, Peter Jones (Anthony Higgins), whose wife Margaret (Charlotte Rampling) takes a chimpanzee, Max, for her lover.
- Charlotte Rampling as Margaret Jones
- Anthony Higgins as Peter Jones
- Victoria Abril as Maria
- Anne-Marie Besse as Suzanne
- Nicole Calfan as Hélène
- Pierre Étaix as Le détective / Detective
- Bernard Haller as Robert
- Sabine Haudepin as Françoise, la prostituée
- Christopher Hovik as Nelson Jones
- Fabrice Luchini as Nicolas
- Diana Quick as Camille
- Milena Vukotic as Margaret's Mother
- Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu as Archibald (as Bernard Pierre Donnadieu)
- Ailsa Berk as Max (uncredited)
Co-writer Carriere, producer Silberman and actor Vukotic were all frequent collaborators with Luis Buñuel, and the film resembles his work in its understated, unsensational treatment of frequently outrageous events.
- "Festival de Cannes: Max, Mon Amour". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-07-11.
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