Tag Archives: Claude Brasseur

Une belle fille comme moi / A Gorgeous Bird Like Me (1972) François Truffaut, Bernadette Lafont, Claude Brasseur, Charles Denner, Comedy, Crime, Drama

Une belle fille comme moi AKA A Gorgeous Bird Like Me (1972)
Stanislas Previne is a young sociologist, preparing a thesis on criminal women. He chooses Camille Bliss as his subject of study and begins to visit her in prison for interviews. Camille became acquainted with trouble at a young age and justifies her actions by “fate-bets.” She is currently in prison for allegedly murdering one of her lovers. As she tells Stanislas of her life and love affairs, his interest in her grows to more than just professional. Can he resist her charm?
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La boum / The Party (1980) Claude Pinoteau, Claude Brasseur, Brigitte Fossey, Sophie Marceau, Comedy, Drama, Romance

La boum (1980)
13 years old Vic is new in her high school; soon she makes friends with Penelope. Together they check out the guys in quest for a great love. But Vic’s parents are their handicap, since they won’t allow her to attend the “boum”, a big party. But with some help of grandma Poupette it works out anyways and Vic falls in love with Matthieu. At the same time her parent’s marriage is on the edge when her father’s ex-girlfriend demands a last night together.
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Rue des Prairies / Rue de Paris (1959) Denys de La Patellière

Rue des Prairies (1959)
Life in a one-parent family with a focus on the parent, Henri Neveu (Jean Gabin), is the topic of this standard drama with a dash of comedy. While Henri was a POW during the war, his wife passed away and he returned to face the challenges of bringing up three children alone. Henri may get drunk and angry at times but he also has a better side that will not stay buried. Since handling three children alone is no easy task, the single father has the choice of growing in the process or not.
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