Her Head in Films

Episode 37: Maurice Pialat's 'The Mouth Agape' (1974)

Episode Summary

In this episode, I talk about Maurice Pialat's "The Mouth Agape," a devastating film about a woman named Monique who is dying and how her son and husband deal with the situation. "The Mouth Agape" is a brutal examination of death, the decay of the body, and family dysfunction. Full show notes: https://simplecast.com/s/7e2ebba3

Episode Notes

In this episode, I talk about Maurice Pialat's "The Mouth Agape," a devastating film about a woman named Monique who is dying and how her son and husband deal with the situation. "The Mouth Agape" is a brutal examination of death, the decay of the body, and family dysfunction.

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