Cinema: Tone Deaf

THE GOOD AND THE BAD

Directed by Claude Lelouch

Screenplay by Claude Lelouch

Claude Lelouch is fascinated by relationships between people who have not actually met and stories that end where most movies begin. In And Now My Love, he did a trim, romantic film in which he delayed the meeting of his lovers until the end, showing how their lives paralleled and even brushed against each other for years. In The Good and the Bad he is after larger game. As the title implies, he is meditating on morality this time, a subject not entirely suited to in temperament. Lelouch fecklessly...

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