The Decline of the American Empire Movie Review 1986

Information and Film Reviews for The Decline of the American Empire the Movie

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The critically acclaimed French-Canadian film about eight academic intellectuals who spend a weekend shedding their sophistication and engaging in intertwining sexual affairs. Examines the differing attitudes of men and women in regards to sex and sexuality. In French with English subtitles.


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Available on VHS
Running time 102 minutes.
Originally from Canadian.

Cast and Crew

Comedy Drama, Sex & Sexuality, Canada
Denys Arcand
Dominique Michel, Dorothee Berryman, Louise Portal, Genevieve Rioux
Denys Arcand
Mark Huffam, Rene Malo, Roger Frappier


Genie 1987: Director (Arcand), Film, Support. Actor (Arcand), Support. Actress (Portal); N.Y. Film Critics 1986: Foreign Film; Toronto-City 1986: Canadian Feature Film.

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