Decline of the American Empire, The

Details
Genre:
Comedy, Drama
Run Times:
101 min
Language:
French
Cast:
Dominique Michel, Dorothée Berryman, Louise Portal, Pierre Curzi, Rémy Girard, Yves Jacques, Geneviève Rioux, Daniel Brière, Gabriel Arcand
Director:
Denys Arcand
Writer:
Denys Arcand
Plot Summary

What do women really think of men?
What do they talk about when men aren’t around?
What about men, what do they talk about?
Fantasies, temptation, desire, indiscretions, infidelity, confessions, acrobatics and everything else that makes sex the only subject worth talking about.  Every taboo is hilariously exposed in this unforgettable classic about modern relationships.

Festivals and Awards

Academy Awards, USA, March 1987

*Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film

Cannes Film Festival, France, May 1986

*Winner FIPRESCI Prize

New York Film Critics Circle, January 1987

Sao Paulo Film Festival, 1986

Genie Awards, March 1987

*Winner – Best Motion Picture