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  • TBC
  • Drama
  • 1976
  • 116 mins

Jonas Qui Aura 25 Ans En l'An 2000

Jonas Qui Aura 25 Ans En l'An 2000


A funny and warm polemical comedy that celebrates the political and social values of the Paris demonstrations of May 1968. Eight individuals - an office worker, a labourer and his wife, a smallholder and his wife, a teacher, a supermarket cashier and a journalist - are drawn together in Geneva in an attempt to find a different way of living life, beyond the grip of capitalism.

Cast & Connections

  • Actor: Jacques Denis, Myriam Mézières, Miou-Miou, Myriam Boyer, Dominique Labourier, Roger Jendly, Jean-Luc Bideau
  • Director: Alain Tanner
  • Writer: John Berger
  • Producer: Yves Gasser, Yves Peyrot
  • Photographer: Renato Berta

In a nutshell

Although politics and the class struggle are never far from the action of the film (some black-and-white sections fairly smack you round the head with left-wing ideology), its shining strengths are the quirkiness and the charm of the characters' stories.

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