La Française et L'Amour

La Française et L'Amour

Michel Boisrond, Jean-Paul Le Chanois, Christian-Jaque, René Clair,

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Overview

Love and the Frenchwoman (La Francaise et L'Amour) concentrates on the nature of love by illustrating seven separate aspects of the emotion. In "Childhood," 9-year old Pierre-Jean Vaillard suffers a traumatic experience when he takes his parents' "cabbage patch" theory of conception too literally. In "Adolescence," a little girl (Annie Sinigalla) constructs an elaborate fantasy world on the occasion of her first kiss. "Virginity" is a study in frustration, as betrothed couple Valerie Lagrange and Pierre Michel agonizingly await their wedding-night consummation of their ardor. "Marriage" finds a union ending almost before it begins as a pair of newlyweds (Marie-Jose Nat and Claude Rich) bicker all the way to their honeymoon rendezvous. "Adultery" allows husband Paul Meurisse the opportunity to calmly provide an object lesson to his wife's lover Jean-Paul Belmondo. In "Divorce," a couple (Annie Girardot and Francois Pierer) find that it's impossible to have a "civilized" breakup. And in "A Woman Alone," bigamist Robert Lamoreaux meets his Waterloo in the forms of Martine Carol and Sylvia Montfort.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/08/2001
UPC: 0720917016665
Original Release: 1960
Rating: NR
Source: Fox Lorber

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Darry Cowl Dr. Dufieux
Sophie Desmarets Mother [Adolescence]
Jacqueline Porel Mme. Bazouche
Dany Robin Nicole [Adultery]
Valerie Lagrange Ginette [Virginity]
Paul Meurisse Jean-Claude [Adultery]
Jean-Paul Belmondo Gil [Adultery]
Annie Girardot Danielle [Divorce]
François Perier Michel [Divorce]
Martine Carol Elaine [A Woman Alone]
Sylvia Montfort Gilberte [A Woman Alone]
Marie-José Nat Line [Marriage]
Robert Lamoureux Desire [A Woman Alone]
Alfred Adam Friend [Divorce]
Francis Blanche Marceroux [Divorce]
Paul Bonifas Father [Virginity]
Georges Chamarat Judge [Divorce]
Nicole Chollet Mother [Virginity]
Micheline Dax Lulu
Paulette Dubost Mme. Tronche
Jacques Duby Young Man
Jacques Fabbri Ticket Collector [Marriage]
Denise Grey Mother [Divorce]
Alice Kessler [Adultery]
Martine Lambert Gisele
Pierre Michael Francois [Virginity]
Pierre Mondy Father [Adolescence]
Suzanne Nivette Mme. Mangebois [A Woman Alone]
Simone Paris [Adolescence]
Liliane Patrick Lady with a Cigarette
Claude Piéplu [Adultery]
Roger-Pierre Prince Charming
Jean Poiret [Divorce]
Simone Renant Lawyer [A Woman Alone]
Claude Rich The Husband
Yves Robert Man with the Moustache [Marriage]
Noël Roquevert Col. Chappe
Michel Serrault Lawyers [Divorce]
Pierre-Jean Vaillard M. Bazouche
Paul Ville Tribunal President [A Woman Alone]
Bibi Morat Jaja

Technical Credits
Michel Boisrond Director
Jean-Paul Le Chanois Director,Screenwriter
Christian-Jaque Director
René Clair Director,Screenwriter
Henri Decoin Director
Jean Delannoy Director
Henri Verneuil Director
Lucien Aguettand Art Director
Michel Audiard Screenwriter
Emma Le Chanois Editor
Jean Constantin Score Composer
Henri Crolla Score Composer
Louise DeVilmorin Screenwriter
Georges Delerue Score Composer
Jacques Desagneaux Editor
Claude Durand Editor
Robert Le Febvre Cinematographer
Norbert Glanzberg Score Composer
Robert Gys Art Director
Louisette Hautecoeur Editor
Joseph Kosma Score Composer
Boris Lewin Editor
Felicien Marceau Screenwriter
Jacques Metehen Score Composer
Paul Misraki Score Composer
Jacques Remy Producer
Jacques Robert Screenwriter
France Roche Screenwriter
Charles Spaak Screenwriter
Henri Taverna Editor
Annette Wademant Screenwriter
Robert Woog Producer

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