Max, Mon Amour

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Max, Mon Amour
Max, Mon Amour.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Nagisa Oshima
Produced by Serge Silberman
Written by Nagisa Oshima
Jean-Claude Carrière
Starring Charlotte Rampling
Anthony Higgins
Victoria Abril
Music by Michel Portal
Cinematography Raoul Coutard
Edited by Hélène Plemiannikov
Distributed by Toho
Release date
  • May 23, 1987 (1987-05-23) (Japan)
Running time
97 minutes
Country France
United States
Japan
Language French
English

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.

Plot[edit]

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.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

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.

Release[edit]

The film was entered into the 1986 Cannes Film Festival.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Max, Mon Amour". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-07-11. 

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