EDEN AND AFTER (Alain Robbe-Grillet, 1970)

The collapse of the hopes of May 1968, especially among idealistic students, in France: the title of L’éden et après, writer-director Alain Robbe-Grillet’s first film in color, refers to this, and, if one takes this as a starting-point, all the blather about how impenetrable this film is becomes preposterous. Robbe-Grillet’s film, from France and Czechoslovakia, […]