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Le Bonheur (1965)

Le bonheur (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 16 May 1997 (USA)
Francois is a young carpenter married with Therese. They have two little children. All goes well, life is beautiful, the sun shines and the birds sing. One day, Francois meets Emilie, they ... See full summary »

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Jean-Claude Drouot ...
François Chevalier
Claire Drouot ...
Thérèse Chevalier
Olivier Drouot ...
Pierrot Chevalier
Sandrine Drouot ...
Gisou Chevalier
Marie-France Boyer ...
Émilie Savignard
Marcelle Faure-Bertin ...
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Manon Lanclos
Sylvia Saurel ...
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Marc Eyraud ...
Le frère de François
Christian Riehl
Paul Vecchiali ...
Paul
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Francois is a young carpenter married with Therese. They have two little children. All goes well, life is beautiful, the sun shines and the birds sing. One day, Francois meets Emilie, they fall in love and become lovers. He still loves his wife and wants to share his new greater happiness with her. Written by Yepok

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Seule, une femme pouvait oser faire ce film

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The movie François and Therese are going to see starring Brigitte Bardot and Jeanne Moreau is Viva Maria! (1965) See more »

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Therese states that they can see a new movie with Jeanne Moreau and Brigitte Bardot. That movie would have to be Viva Maria. However, Viva Maria was released in November 1965 while this film was released in February 1965. Therese could not see a movie at that time that wouldn't be released for nine more months. See more »

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François Chevalier: Were you sad?
Émilie Savignard: Not that much. I don't like sadness.
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Clarinet Quintet in A - KV 581
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An early and wonderful film by the director of 'The Gleaners'
2 February 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Similar in many ways to the fantastic "Cléo de 5 à 7", a charming, mature and playful look at temptation and marriage.Not only great for it's chromatic & musical scales (color-fades, very colorful scenes are organized like moments withing a musical composition), the dialogues are right on as well - at first, it might seem a little 'sappy', but with 15minutes, you're enraptured!


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