French Twist ★★½ Bushwhacked; Gazon Maudit 1995 (R)
Romantic comedy about housewife Loli (Abril), tiredly coping with her realtor/husband Laurent (Chabat) and their two sons. Then Loli meets appealing stranger Marijo (Balasko), a very matter-of-fact lesbian, and when she discovers her hubby is a chronic philanderer, Loli gets revenge by inviting Marijo to move in with them. Laurent realizes he loves his wife but she's having too much fun and there's finally an interesting showdown between Laurent and Marijo over Loli. The French title, which translates literally to “Cursed Lawn,” is an old slang term for lesbian. French with subtitles. 100m/C VHS, DVD . FR Victoria Abril, Alain Chabat, Josiane Balasko, Ticky Holgado; D: Josiane Balasko; W: Josiane Balasko, Telsche Boorman; C: Gerard de Battista; M: Manuel Malou. Cesar ‘96: Writing.
"French Twist." VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever. . Encyclopedia.com. (July 22, 2019). https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/culture-magazines/french-twist
"French Twist." VideoHound's Golden Movie Retriever. . Retrieved July 22, 2019 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/culture-magazines/french-twist
Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).
Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.
Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:
Modern Language Association
The Chicago Manual of Style
American Psychological Association
- Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
- In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.