“A celluloid dream of Paris after dark, Friday Night marks director Claire Denis's continuing move away from dialogue and narrative, and towards a vision of film where the poetry of images, not words, expresses the greatest beauty. There's little beauty in Laure's life at first sight, however; preparing to move in with her lover, she winds up stuck in one of the city's infamous traffic jams. Caught in a cacophony of honking horns and spiteful stares, and going nowhere slowly, she lets the sights and sounds of the city unroll before her.”
— Jason Sanders, SFFILM Festival
Running time: 90 min
Director: Claire Denis
Screenwriters: Emmanuèle Bernheim, Claire Denis
Producer: Bruno Pésery
Cinematographer: Agnès Godard
Editor: Nelly Quettier
Source: Pathé International
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