home  /  catalog  /  about us  /  contact
     
CATALOG
  Allegro
by Christoffer Boe
  The Ascent
by Larisa Shepitko
  Chronicle of a Disappearance
by Elia Suleiman
  Crows and Sparrows
by Zheng Junli
  Darwin's Nightmare
by Hubert Sauper
  Ernesto Che Guevara
by Richard Dindo
  Fired!
by Annabelle Gurwitch
  Flanders
by Bruno Dumont
  Frozen
by Wu Ming (Wang Xiaoshuai)
  Knocks on my Door
by Alejandro Saderman
  Mother & Son
by Alexander Sokurov
  Night and Day
by Chantal Akerman
  Second Circle
by Alexander Sokurov
  Shakespeare Behind Bars
by Rogerson & Spitzmiller
  Stage Sisters
by Xie Jin
  Stolen
by Rebecca Dreyfus
  Words of My Perfect Teacher
by Lesley Ann Patten
   
   
 

 

 

NIGHT AND DAY (Nuit et Jour)

A film by Chantal Akerman

France 1981
Color, French w/eng st, 90 min

Cast: Guilaine Londez, Thomas Langmann, Francois Negret

:: 
:: 
35mm film rental: $250 | 16mm film rental: $200
VHS rental: $100 | VHS purchase: $150
 

A spirited homage to that ephemeral moment in adolescence when nothing else matters but love. Akerman turns her wry, but sympathetic camera on the affair between young Julie and her two dreamy cab-drivers – the one who drives at night and the one who drives during the day. Their improbable love triangle soon becomes a witty comic odyssey. By the critically acclaimed director of the groundbreaking 1975 film, Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles, NIGHT AND DAY pays homage to Truffaut's classic Jules and Jim, while turning it into a feminist parable for the nineties.

"An elegant and stylish French comedy that's as subversively funny as its two young lovers. An astonishingly handsome, seriously comic extravaganza."
- Vincent Canby, NEW YORK TIMES

"Chantal Akerman may well be the most brilliant, innovative, and influential woman director working in film." - Linda Williams, CHICAGO READER

contact

(c) 2005-2013 ws://design