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Five Day Lover (1961)
"L'amant de cinq jours" (original title)

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During Madeleine's fashion show Claire meets Antoine and becomes his mistress. Due to the fact that she's married (to a wealthy man) she only spends a few days a week with him. Antoine is ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
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Claire
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Madeleine
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Antoine
François Périer ...
Georges
Carlo Croccolo ...
Marius
Claude Mansard ...
Une invité
Albert Michel ...
Blanchet
Albert Mouton ...
Halavoine
Marcella Rovena ...
Madame Chanut
Sylvain ...
Le maître (as Jean Sylvain)
Pierre Repp ...
Pepere
Gib Grossac ...
Taxiste
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Max Doria
Georges Douking
Laure Paillette
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During Madeleine's fashion show Claire meets Antoine and becomes his mistress. Due to the fact that she's married (to a wealthy man) she only spends a few days a week with him. Antoine is also rich, and often taken to meetings by his chauffeur, Marius. However things are more complicated: Antoine is Madeleine lover (Claire's best friend) while George, Claire's husband is quite rich and has a modest job. Everything works perfectly until Madeleine discovers the truth. She prepares her vengéance and organizes a celebration which she invites Antoine, Claire and George. Written by Baldinotto da Pistoia

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Best of Jean Seberg's films
16 January 2004 | by (Edgewater Park, New Jersey) – See all my reviews

Described as a comedy this film is really a "comedie" in the French meaning. It is drama with a smile on its face. The final scene is moving and hauntingly etched in memory forever. Never was Jean Seberg so lovely in spite of portraying a woman approaching middle age. One of the greats!


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