Beyond Good and Evil

Beyond Good and Evil (1977)


The film tells the story of the “ménage à trois” between Nietzsche, Paul Rée and Lou Salome, the beautiful woman they both were desperately in love with – Nietzsche proposed to her three times, being turned down every time, as she preferred friendship. Nevertheless, she agreed to live with them both, having them both as lovers, which of course could end in no other way but badly.

That Most Important Thing: Love (aka L’important c’est d’aimer)


Servais Mont, a photographer, meets Nadine Chevalier who earns her money starring in cheap soft-core movies. Trying to help her, he borrows the money from the loan sharks to finance the theatrical production of ‘Richard III’ and gives Nadine a part. Nadine is torn apart between Servais, for whom she is falling in love, and her husband Jacques, to whom she has moral obligations.