The Mustache has ratings and reviews. emma said: basically this book chewed up my brain like a piece of gum. and then spit it out. because that. Le mari d’Agnès, un matin, rase sa moustache, sans le lui dire, pour la surprendre. Mais elle ne remarque rien et prend à témoin ses amis, son entourage. Emmanuel Carrere, Author Collier Books $ (p) ISBN in sensuous detail, his shaving off, at whim, of a year-old mustache.

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Thought at one point that it was 50 pages too long at pages. The film begins simply enough with a man in the bath, inquiring of his wife whether or not he should shave off his mustache.

Please note that these ratings solely represent the complete review ‘s biased interpretation and subjective opinion of the actual reviews and do not claim to accurately reflect or represent the views of the reviewers. Soon enough he’s rid himself of that same lip hair, and no one seems to notice. We acknowledge and remind and warn you that they may, in fact, be entirely unrepresentative of the actual reviews by any other measure. The minutiae of daily life are oft overlooked subject matter, so it’s refreshing to see something so basic given major importance.

Is anonymity, or at least the sense that no one notices something as major as a shaved mustache, a good thing or not?

He shaves it off anyway, but when he sees his wife, she doesn’t notice, neither do their friends at dinner that night, neither do his co-workers. In the car Marc asks his wife if she notices anything.


A loving young creative couple, Max and Anna, experience inexplicable difficulties which tears their relationship apart. Goofs During the restaurant scene, there was more emanuel in the glass the second time Agnes took a drink than the moment before. La Moustache opens with Marc Thiriez, a middle aged Parisian, taking a bath and asking his wife if he should shave off the moustache he has sported for most of his adult life.

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Las descripciones de Hong Kong y Macao son hermosas. Several of his books have been made into films; inhe personally directed the film adaptation of his novel La Moustache.

Learn more More Like This. In a taxi, he attempts to find his mother, yet due to the sleeping pill and the heavy rain, he cannot find the house in which he grew up. Somehow things starting going off after a while and by the end, I didn’t know what to think anymore. So, “like a child about to play a prank” he cuts and shaves it off — and looks particularly forward to his wife’s reaction.

The premise for “La Moustache” should be enough to grab the attention of any film fanatic, especially one who gets thrills from the crarere twists perpetrated upon an audience by the likes of Hitchcock and those he inspired. Edit Cast Cast overview, first billed only: What Psycho did for showers this does for shaving. He flees to Hong Kong, the first available flight out of Paris.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Trying to meet all your book preview and review needs. The story also takes a darker turn when it’s no longer just the mustache that he, and he emkanuel, remembers, and the man flees France, winding up in Hong Kong and Macao.


At first he thinks she might have gotten to mlustache, and convinced them to play along with her joke, but it truly seems that no one can recall the mustache. Jul 09, emma rated it really liked it Shelves: In flashbacks carrfre see that he’s a computer whiz on the verge of becoming a dot. When he is unable to pay his debtors, the loan sharks rape Muraki’s wife. This is an interesting film worth a peek, and possibly a discussion about its genius or likewise about where it goes sadly astray.

Caught in the net of madness, she was struggling, trying to make him comprehend. He was the president of the jury of the book Inter emmanue Certainly worth reading, but simply not entirely satisfying.

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The Mustache by Emmanuel Carrère

Did he purposely forget the death of his father in response to the trama? With the help of a smooth talking Elvira, but she going through to school at Spanish support to sexually abuse being rapist has disabled class, But she sheltered takes him back at home to a leaves them in the country. The twists and turns are subtle and finely wrought.

V Un jour, pensant faire sourire votre femme et vos amis, vous rasez la moustache que vous portiez depuis dix ans. The reaction he gets is not what he expected: His life spirals out of control.