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Suzanne's Career (1963)
"La carrière de Suzanne" (original title)

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The friendship of Bertrand and Guillaume is complicated when the womanizing Guillaume begins to pursue a charming girl named Suzanne.

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Catherine Sée ...
Suzanne
Philippe Beuzen ...
Bertrand
Christian Charrière ...
Guillaume
Diane Wilkinson ...
Sophie
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In the second of Rohmer's moral tales, he examines the relationship between two friends and a girl who at first appears easily exploited. It is a complex tale of feelings and misconceptions, acted out within the head of the main character, as part of Rohmer's attempt to more easily simulate the mindscape quality of literature within a film. Written by David Gibson <djg6@ukc.ac.uk>

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Lackluster Tale About A Lout And His Friend
29 September 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Suzanne's Career" is the second of Eric Rohmer's "six moral tales". It concerns a young man, Guillaume, whose purpose in life is using women. If they have money he can filch, so much the better. The story is narrated by Bertrand, Guillaume's friend. In the first scene, the couple meet Suzanne, a young student who falls in with them and gets the usual treatment by Guillaume.

Bertrand, like everyone in the story, knows that Guillaume is a thief without redeeming attributes, and so do we, so what is the moral question posed by this film?

I can forgive the voice-overs, as Rohmer is trying to bring us into the internal thought processes of Bertrand. But I found the film to be choppy and amateurish. The biggest question posed by the film is why Bertrand would choose Guillaume as a friend.

Although I have not seen all of Rohmer's moral tales, at least some of the later ones are more polished and have a more interesting point of view.


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