The female ass is the main character of “Mektoub, My Love: Intermezzo
,” and that’s not an exaggeration. After auctioning off the Palme d’Or statuette he won for “Blue Is the Warmest Color
” in order to finance this film, director Abdellatif Kechiche
returns with — judging by its title — the second installment in a godforsaken trilogy. The rumors are true: “Mektoub, My Love: Intermezzo
” clocks in at around four hours, each hour more excruciatingly mind-numbing than the last.
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