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La Chienne (1931)

La chienne (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 30 April 1976 (USA)
A woman and her pimp exploit a painter for money.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Janie Marèse ...
Lucienne Pelletier
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Dédé
Roger Gaillard ...
L'adjudant (as Gaillard)
Romain Bouquet ...
Henriot
Pierre Desty ...
Gustave
Mlle Doryans ...
Yvonne
Alexandre Rignault ...
Langelard
Lucien Mancini ...
Wallstein (as Mancini)
Marcel Courmes ...
Colonel
Jane Pierson ...
La concierge
Christian Argentin ...
Le juge d'instruction (as Argentin)
Max Dalban ...
Bernard (as Dalban)
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Amedée
Jean Gehret ...
Dugodet (as Gehret)
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Storyline

Cashier Maurice Legrand is married to Adele, a terror. By chance, he meets Lucienne, "Lulu", and makes her his mistress. He thinks he finally met love, but Lulu is nothing but a streetwalker, in love with Dede, her pimp. She only accepts Legrand to satisfy Dede's needs of money. Written by Yepok

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30 April 1976 (USA)  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.20 : 1
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Included among the "1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die", edited by Steven Schneider. See more »

Goofs

When Lulu reads her books, she is on the left side of the bed (1:06:16). But when Maurice sits down, she jumps to the right side in the next shot. See more »


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La Chienne in Montparnasse
24 April 2017 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

How as anxious to see this movie after Scarlet Street to compare both, firstly Jean Renoir wasn't satisfied with Fritz Lang remaking your movie. La Chienne is more a natural story,the characters aren't artificial,they are tough as life itself....it's a dramatic comedy in general way but have some differences like Lulu portrait a real prostitute...Dedé is a serious Pimp.. and Legrand is desperately falling in love for Lulu and trying keeping to her...won't a noir film but have several motives to be...ambitious movie much ahead of this time a true Jean Renoir's masterpiece to see and delighted!!!!


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