A still from the film May Fools (1990). Pictures: courtesy of Gaumont

Death, revolt, family and philandering: French comedy May Fools provides insight into Paris’ year of upheaval

Set against a backdrop of the 1968 Paris student uprisings, Louis Malle’s 1990 film revolves around an eccentric family that comes together in Southern France for the funeral of the matriarch

Topic |   European films

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A still from the film May Fools (1990). Pictures: courtesy of Gaumont
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