Blume in Love
First screened in July 2014
Director: Paul Mazursky. Cast: George Segal, Susan Anspach, Kris Kristofferson, Marsha Mason, Shelley Winters, Paul Mazursky, Donald F. Muhich, Annazette Chase, Erin O'Reilly, Mary Jackson, Ed Peck, Carol Worthington. Screenplay: Paul Mazursky.

Twitter Capsule: Mazursky's witty dialogue and relaxed, nuanced performances keep this flying. Elegant til late rape scene undoes it.

VOR:   Give or take last act and shaky Venice stuff, as close as early-70s American movies came to nouvelle vague equanimity and wit in matters of sex and conversation. Solid hit for Mazursky.

Photo © 1973 Warner Bros. Pictures

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

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