Original 1969 reviews of “irresistible” My Night at Maud’s

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This one by Vincent Canby predicts My Night At Maud’s will “prove irresistible.” He even dared to call the film “civilized!” (but added a qualifier, of course). Full text here (click for larger image):

As Canby mentions, Maud’s is the first of Rohmer’s Six Moral Tales to be released in the US (it was number 4 of 6 in the series to be completed). The following article discusses the overall growth and success of French films in 1969 (click for larger version):

My Night at Maud’s plays NWFF June 19-25 at 7pm.

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