Jean Brevent has never been able to work out why his wife Catherine walked out on him. Five years later, he meets her by chance on a bus, but they are soon separated again.

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Catherine Brévent
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Juliette Armier
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Jean Brévent
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Robert Sartori
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Caroline Armier
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Colette Richard ...
Mireille, la secrétaire
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Jean Ozenne ...
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Chartier, le dessinateur
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Jean Brevent has never been able to work out why his wife Catherine walked out on him. Five years later, he meets her by chance on a bus, but they are soon separated again.

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19 November 1958 (France)  »

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When Catherine Brévent (Danielle Darrieux) gets off the bus to enter the building, the pavement is wet. When Jean Brévent (Bourvil) enters the same building, supposedly a few minutes later, the pavement is completely dry. See more »

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A super casting!
2 February 2007 | by (French Southern Territories) – See all my reviews

Summary express: Jean Brevent still did not understand the departure of his wife, Danielle Darieux, here five years, during which, it could not forget it. In spite of a work of writer originator in a newspaper, in which it tried to be invested completely, time did not make its work. One day, by chance, he meets her in the bus...

To try to reconquer her, he wants to dazzle her by replacing his owner, the President of Publi-Paris, a company of publicity.

In the same time, to meet again his ex-wife, Danielle Darieux, he proposes the divorce to her!

A super french casting of the fifties! With Bourvil (Jean Brevent), his ex-wife, Danielle Darieux and Roger Hannin (his rival), Jean-Paul Belmondo (his gender) and Jean-Paul Lefebvre as his chauffeur.


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