The boundaries between friendship and romance break down in these offbeat looks at the complex dynamics of love triangles. Joanna Arnow’s BAD AT DANCING is an alternately hilarious and painfully awkward portrait of a perpetual third wheel looking for love in all the wrong places. It’s paired with perhaps film history’s most iconic ménage à trois: the bohemian triad at the center of François Truffaut’s JULES AND JIM, a breath of cinematic fresh air starring a captivating Jeanne Moreau as the free spirit who comes between two best friends.
Directed by François Truffaut • 1962 • France
Starring Jeanne Moreau, Oskar Werner, Henri Serre
Hailed as one of the finest films ever made, JULES AND JIM charts, over twenty-five years, the relationship between two friends and the object of their mutual obsession. The legendary François Truffau...