Plodding tale of Russian spy in Paris

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Triple Agent

Eric Rohmer has always made quite cerebral films where people, usually ethereally pretty girls and their beaus, yak at each other for hours. Now in his 90th decade, he’s still at it, although the actors chosen are inching towards middle age and Rohmer has taken to setting the stories in historical periods?the French Revolution for The Lady And The Duke, and now the 1930s for Triple Agent. Lord love him for trying something different, but sadly Triple Agent is almost excruciatingly dull.

Fiodor Voronin (Serge Renko) is a White Russian living in Paris with his Greek wife Arsino