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Mademoiselle Fifi (1944)

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In occupied France during the Franco-Prussian War, a young French laundress shares a coach ride with several of her condescending social superiors. But when a Prussian officer holds the ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Elizabeth Bousset - A Little Laundress
John Emery ...
Jean Cornudet
Kurt Kreuger ...
Lt. von Eyrick - Called 'Fifi'
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Helen Freeman ...
Jason Robards Sr. ...
A Wholesaler in Wines (as Jason Robards)
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The Wholesaler's Wife
Romaine Callender ...
A Manufacturer
Fay Helm ...
The Manufacturer's Wife
Edmund Glover ...
A Young Priest
Charles Waldron ...
The Curé of Cleresville
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In occupied France during the Franco-Prussian War, a young French laundress shares a coach ride with several of her condescending social superiors. But when a Prussian officer holds the coach over, social standings are leveled and integrity and spirit are put to the test. Written by Ken Yousten <kyousten@bev.net>

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She faced a question as old as Eve!

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Drama | War

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Release Date:

23 February 2003 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Guy de Maupassant's Mademoiselle Fifi  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Connections

Version of Boule de suif (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

La Marseillaise
(1792) (uncredited)
Written by Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle
Variations played in the score throughout
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mark of a period
23 June 2013 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

like many movies from period, it is seductive for its atmosphere. it is a kind of Maupassant in American skin. nice, clean, melodramatic, with patriotic heart but , in same measure, good example for a manner to present a drama. sure, like many films of war , its purpose is obvious

  • to be model for viewers. but it is its sin. Simone Simon is perfect


gem for a strange construction, without real story and almost confuse. Manichean lines of script, the good and bad characters, the message like stamp on letter, a great potential and fear to expose more than demand of rules. a film. like many. interesting seed for discover Maupassant work/style. and for hope to a better adaptation.


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