Cinema: Live for Life

French Director Claude Lelouch's un abashed romanticism brought A Man and a Woman to within an inch of the border between sentiment and sentimen tality. In Live for Life, he crosses over the line — and back into the land of the Woman's Picture, where men must wander and ladies must weep, alone. The movie's hero is a bored, lecherous French television reporter (Yves Montand) who perpetually roams from his aging wife (Annie Girardot) on journeys to the Congo or the Orient, searching for stories. Though he apparently has his pick of every female...

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