Alain Resnais’ Valentine to Love in Life of Riley

Everyone knows Resnais’ famous early films such as Hiroshima Mon Amour and Last Year at Marienbad, (theguardian.com), but might have missed La Guerre est Finie and Stavisky and a whole slew of others during his six-decade-long career, films that could have been classed with the French New Wave had he not protested. Passionately political, he…