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The Middle of the World

(Le milieu du monde, Alain Tanner, 1974)

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The Middle of the World follows a young, married, and eager-to-please Swiss politician who falls for an Italian waitress while making a campaign speech in a restaurant. His wife leaves him, and the scandal causes him to lose the election—but he’s in love! (115 mins., 35mm)

Man photographs woman

Middle of the World, image courtesy of Swiss Films

Two people talk by a pond

Middle of the World, image courtesy of Swiss Films

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