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A Flea in Her Ear (1968)

A Frenchwoman (Rosemary Harris), suspecting her lawyer husband (Rex Harrison) of having an affair, plots to catch him in the act.

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Gabrielle Chandebisse
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Henri Tournel
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Suzanne de Castilian
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Max, Hotel Coq Dor Owner
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Pierre Chandebisse, Victor's Nephew
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Don Carlos de Castilian
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Antoinette, Charles' Wife
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A Frenchwoman (Rosemary Harris), suspecting her lawyer husband (Rex Harrison) of having an affair, plots to catch him in the act.

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19 October 1968 (France)  »

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Com a Pedra no Sapato  »

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Clive Donner was asked to direct. See more »

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A Flea in Her Ear
Music by Bronislau Kaper
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Performed by Claudine Longet
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Marvelously entertaining lighthearted picture.
9 August 2004 | by (Garden City, Idaho, USA) – See all my reviews

If movies are supposed to be entertaining, this one rates at the top. It is lighthearted, and a delight from beginning to end. I'm not sure what the message is, but few movies have the ability, as this one did so well, to brighten my day -- several days, in fact. It is bright, light, and cheerful, with just enough attention to human foibles to help it ring true -- if anything so cheerful could accurately reflect more than a little reality. Only superb. excellent, marvelous. Possibly it would be a little better if longer. For me, this is one of the best examples of the filmmakers art. For those in search of a little fun, I couldn't recommend it more highly. See it.


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