Le Medianoche Amoureux

February 15, 2011

“What is a domestic scene? It’s the woman’s triumph. It’s when the woman has finally forced the man out of his silence by her nagging. Then he shouts, he rages, he’s abusive …’ (Michael Tournier, Le Medianoche Amoureux (The Midnight Love Feast),  describes an unhappy couple who at party organised for their friends announces their separation. The friends’ stories told through the night lead the couple to reconcile. Back to the ‘domestic scene’.


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