La Moustache Movie Review


La Moustache is a comment on modern existentialism. Marc (played by Vincent Lindon) has worn a mustache all his adult life. One day on a whim, he decides to shave it off. Certain his wife will comment on the drastic change in his appearance, Marc is baffled when neither she nor friends notice at all. Even more disturbing is that once he calls attention to it, everyone insists he’s never had a mustache.The soundtrack is beautiful. Although we never figured out what really happened, we liked the movie and had a good time talking about it.

It reminded me of Memory of a Killer, a German movie about a hitman suffering the beginning stages of Alzheimer’s.

Also, my boyfriend shaved his facial hair, and I didn’t notice.

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