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Elle boit pas, elle fume pas, elle drague pas, mais... elle cause! (1970)

Housemaid Georgette (Girardot) loves to gossip and this causes major trouble to people around her.

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Liethard
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Francine
Jean Le Poulain ...
Gruson
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Phalempin
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Lucette
Anicée Alvina ...
Pregnant teenager on tv
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Bartender
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Belpech
Evelyne Dress ...
La cliente de la banque
Agnès Duval ...
La Vieille Dame
Daniel Lecourtois ...
Brimeux
Monique Morisi
Jean-Marie Rivière ...
Lucette's husband
Dominique Zardi ...
Professeur de sciences naturelles
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Housemaid Georgette (Girardot) loves to gossip and this causes major trouble to people around her.

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17 April 1970 (France)  »

Also Known As:

A hölgy nem iszik, nem dohányzik, nem flörtöl... csak fecseg  »

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Followed by Elle cause plus, elle flingue (1972) See more »

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La Libellule
Written and Performed by Sim
Composed by Michèle Auzépy
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whirling you around in a bright way
31 August 2012 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

'Elle boit pas ......!' is another of those light comedies for which the French are so famous. With Annie Girardot acting as its engine, it whirls you into an increasing complexity of human affairs that almost defies logic.

Set & made in 1970, this film completely breathes the style, the mood, the spirit and the speed of its days. Revoking memories to those who were around at the time. Probably looking ajar and old fashioned to those who weren't.

There also must be praise for this film's picturing, aggressively adding extra value to its plot. Making the bright coloring of 1970 even more flamboyant.


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