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3.4
572 Ratings

The Pornographer

Le pornographe

Directed by Bertrand Bonello
France, Canada, 2001
Drama

Synopsis

An aging porn director (Jean-Pierre Léaud) attempts to rekindle his relationship with his estranged son (Jérémie Renier), while also returning to the adult film industry to direct another film.

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The Pornographer Directed by Bertrand Bonello

Critics reviews

They thought it would be liberating, but they were wrong. That error is the subject of Bertrand Bonello’s grimly histrionic, richly symbolic, yet somewhat on-the-nose melodrama, from 2001, which looks at the human wreckage left by the burst illusions of France’s generation of May, 1968.
April 27, 2015
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