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Mademoiselle Fifi (1944)

Approved | | Drama, War | 23 February 2003 (Finland)
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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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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Guy de Maupassant's Mademoiselle Fifi  »

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Version of Angel and Sinner (1945) See more »

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Three Captains
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Sung a cappella in French by The Little Laundress
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A minor Robert Wise's movie.
18 August 2006 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

A minor movie set at the end of the 19th century in France, during the Prusian occupation. It's an adaptation from a Guy de Maupassant that deals with the lack of ideals in the upper classes and how the poor are the ones who end up making sacrifices for their country (and for those rich people who has no ideals).

What's more attractive about "Madamemoiselle Fifi" is the presence of the so beautiful and sexy Simone Simon. Apart from that it's just a pleasant product, one of the first that filmed the prestigious director Robert Wise.

*My rate: 5/10


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