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Camille 2000 (1969)

Marguerite, a beautiful woman of affairs, falls for the young and promising Armand, but sacrifices her love for him for the sake of his future and reputation.

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Prudence (as Eleonora Rossi-Drago)
Roberto Bisacco ...
Gastion
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Armand's father
Silvana Venturelli ...
Zachery Adams ...
Gody
Dominique Badou ...
Messenger
Peter Chatel ...
Marguerite's Friend
Virginia Rodin ...
Marguerite's Friend (as Virginie Rodin)
Enzo Fiermonte ...
Gambler
Graziella Galvani ...
Village Girl
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Marguerite, a beautiful woman of affairs, falls for the young and promising Armand, but sacrifices her love for him for the sake of his future and reputation. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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The "now" child

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Drama | Romance

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17 September 1971 (Denmark)  »

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Apagorevmenes idones  »

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$500,000 (estimated)
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(DVD extended cut)

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(3-strip Technicolor)

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2.35 : 1
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The film is included on the film critic Roger Ebert's "Most Hated" list. See more »

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Marguerite Gautier: Love me now - and let that be enough.
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13 April 2012 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

The main reason to watch Camille 2000, full disclosure here, is leading actress Danièle Gaubert, a successful model and one of the most beautiful women ever to appear in European cinema. She made about a dozen movies back in the sixties, and retired from acting in 1972 when she married skier Jean-Claude Killy. She falls somewhere between "Wow" and "Holy $#*%". There, I said it. Her astonishing looks make her a convincing figure as the beautiful muse-prostitute at the center of a decadent "scene", set in the future world of 2000, but she was also fairly experienced and accomplished as an actress by this time and had good chemistry with Nino Castelnuovo, who plays the naively romantic Armand. Although the year 2000 as viewed from the angle of the pop art late 60s is a bit laughable from this end, the central doomed romance at the heart of the story is still affecting to watch today, and the supporting performances, all of which blend a decadent insouciance with closet romanticism, flesh out the dramatic landscape nicely. Worth a watch.


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