Julie Bataille, 23 years old, an A+ graduate, lots of casual work. She’s had enough. She’s looking for a real job. During a job interview, she crosses paths with Ben. He’s decided to live from day to day on his wits and petty crime. He proposes that she come and spend the summer with him in the south. Julie refuses, then, one day, on an impulse, she dumps everything and heads away to join him.
A dreadful portrait of a youth confronted with the economic crisis, Living on Love Alone is part of the naturalist movement in the French experimental cinema that excels at capturing the moods of its characters. Through a clinical description of human relationship in the corporate world, Isabelle Czajka finely introduces the compromises and daily humiliations a peppy young idealist has to put up with..