Noël Schoudler is the head of a wealthy and powerful family in France. Read More »
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Fred Peloux nicknamed Chéri, the handsome son of Charlotte Peloux, a former demimondaine, lives in the small circle of his mother’s friends, all high class prostitutes past their best. Read More »
The rich and conservative Edward can not forgive his younger wife who had been unfaithful. She’s trying to get his attention by flirting with a Dutch tourist. Read More »
Les Grandes manoeuvres / The Grand Maneuver (1955) René Clair, Michèle Morgan, Gérard Philipe, Jean Desailly, Comedy, Drama, Romance
A French lieutenant makes a bet that he can seduce any woman in town in the two weeks before his regiment leaves for maneuvers, but his chosen target (a Parisian divorcée) isn’t like other girls he’s known. Read More »
Young Amélie is currently enjoying life as the kept woman of her reasonably well off boyfriend Étienne. But when Étienne is called off for military duty, he enlists his playboy friend Marcel to keep an eye on her….something of a problem seeing that he is currently looking for a woman with which to create a sham marriage so he can quickly inherit a large sum of money from his father. Then suddenly the Prince of Palestra enters into the picture and boldly asks for Étienne’s romantic favors to assess whether or not he would consider taking her as his bride. What’s a free-spirited girl to do?
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