Twice Upon a Time (2006)

Run Time - 92 min.  |   Countries - France , United Kingdom , Romania   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Nathan Southern

An addition to the subgenre of neo-screwball comedies, à la Seems Like Old Times and Illegally Yours, Antoine de Caunes' French-language farce Twice Upon a Time (aka Désaccord Parfait) observes the long-delayed reunion between two former lovers. Alice (Charlotte Rampling) is a British stage actress, Louis (Jean Rochefort), a Gallic film director of cult movies. The two broke up in the late '70s, but now they experience a sudden and startling rekindling amid witty verbal duels. Throughout, the director takes satirical potshots at everything from Canadians to French cinema to gay Englishmen.