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My Girlfriend's Boyfriend Review

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Sophie Renoir is dating the athletic Eric Viellard, but when her friend, Emmanuelle Chaulet, confides an interest in civil engineer Francois-Eric Gendron, she embarks on a spot of matchmaking to free herself up for a new romance.

★★★★

The sixth of Eric Rohmer's Comedies And Proverbs series is an acute, but sunnily indulgent, satire on the restless modishness and shallow emotions of bright young Parisian suburbanites.

Sophie Renoir is dating the athletic Eric Viellard, but when her friend, Emmanuelle Chaulet, confides an interest in civil engineer Francois-Eric Gendron, she embarks on a spot of matchmaking to free herself up for a new romance.

It's all inconsequential, yet Rohmer's deft handling of his cast and his insight into the workings of the twentysomething mind makes the prattlings of these self-obsessed nobodies utterly compelling.

Rohmer's deft handling of his cast and his insight into the workings of the twentysomething mind makes the prattlings of these self-obsessed nobodies utterly compelling.