Jules and Jim
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Hailed as one of the finest films ever made, legendary director Francois Truffaut’s early masterpiece Jules and Jim charts the relationship between two friends and the object of their mutual obsession over the course of twenty-five years. Jeanne Moreau stars as Catherine, the alluring and willful young woman whose enigmatic smile and passionate nature lure Jules (Oskar Werner) and Jim (Henri Serre) into one of cinema’s most captivating romantic triangles. An exuberant and poignant meditation on freedom, loyalty, and the fortitude of love, Jules and Jim was a worldwide smash upon its release in 1962 and remains as audacious and entrancing today.
Movie Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes
- Reviews Counted: 33
- Fresh: 32
- Rotten: 1
- Average Rating: 9.0/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: To put it quickly and crisply, it is charming, exciting and sad.
Fresh: More than 40 years old, Francois Truffaut's whirling dervish remains an ageless beauty.
Fresh: There is joy in the filmmaking that feels fresh today and felt audacious at the time.
Fresh: With this 1961 film Truffaut comes closest to the spirit and sublimity of his mentor, Jean Renoir, and the result is a masterpiece of the New Wave.
A must see!!