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Elena and Her Men (1956)

Elena et les hommes (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 12 September 1956 (France)
Polish countess Elena falls in love to a Frensh radical party's candidate, a general, in pre world war I Paris, but another officer pines for her.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Elena Sokorowska
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Général François Rollan
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Le comte Henri de Chevincourt
Jean Richard ...
Hector
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Miarka, la gitane (as Juliette Greco)
Pierre Bertin ...
Martin-Michaud
Dora Doll ...
Rosa la Rose
Frédéric Duvallès ...
Gaudin
Renaud Mary ...
Fleury
Jacques Morel ...
Duchêne
Albert Rémy ...
Buchez
Jean Claudio ...
Lionel Villaret
Mirko Ellis ...
Marbeau
Jacques Hilling ...
Lisbonne
Jacques Jouanneau ...
Eugène Martin-Michaud
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Polish countess Elena falls in love to a Frensh radical party's candidate, a general, in pre world war I Paris, but another officer pines for her. Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>

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We give you the fire and the loveliness, the softness and the restlessness of a woman in love as played by the most female of all women...Ingrid Bergman See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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12 September 1956 (France)  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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French visa # 17272. See more »

Crazy Credits

The end credits are a newspaper wedding announcement for the film's characters which includes the actors' names in parenthesis. See more »


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La casquette du père Bugeaud
(traditional military song, 1846)
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Has its (few) moments
18 June 2003 | by See all my reviews

There is one really great scene in this movie....the ocean of people at the Bastille Day Celebration and the movement of the crowd through its waves. This scene, and the overall color and details of costumes make this movie worthwhile. And of course there's Ingrid Bergman, whose beauty and poise (even when a little tipsy) is always watcheable. (She is really unique in her era.....have you ever seen or heard of her persona being vamped by any contemporary drag queens....can't be done, I'll wager). The rest of the movie tries to be madcap and michievous, but it just doesn't work. I'm amazed at reading the plot description here....so THAT'S what it was supposed to be about! Sure lost me.


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