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L'eau froide

Olivier Assayas France, 1994

Dan's rating of the film Cold Water

The party scene inspires and makes you dream of an alternate life you might've had burning furniture in the French countryside dancing to rock and roll and Ledoyen is obscenely beautiful. I love Assayas' films and while Cold Water serves as a great intro to his stylistic techniques this felt largely dull and annoying - exactly the way you'd expect a tortured teenager to behave. The end was very "Cool story, bro."