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Quiet Days in Clichy (1970)
"Stille dage i Clichy" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  1 June 1970 (Denmark)
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Not so quiet, Joey and Carl's days in Clichy... The two men, living in a small apartment, are penniless writers, with not enough to eat, which does not prevent them from enjoying life. One ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Valjean ...
Wayne Rodda ...
Ulla Koppel ...
Nys (as Ulla Lemvigh-Müller)
Avi Sagild ...
Mara
Susanne Krage ...
Christine
Louise White ...
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Petronella ...
Elsebeth Reingaard ...
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Jeanne
Olaf Ussing ...
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Noemi Roos ...
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Anne Kehler ...
Corinne
Herman Wolsgaard-Iversen
Britten Jensen
Elsa Jackson
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Not so quiet, Joey and Carl's days in Clichy... The two men, living in a small apartment, are penniless writers, with not enough to eat, which does not prevent them from enjoying life. One of their main interests is to get laid with women of various ages, physical appearances and nationalities. Among them, a neighbor in need, a fourteen-year-old half-witted girl, an American newspaper vendor who tends to smash up everything before making love, a Swedish woman who mourns her late husband..., all being merely sex toys they play with Written by Guy Bellinger

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This was filmed simultaneously with another Henry Miller adaptation, Tropic of Cancer (1970). Both were filmed (at least partly) in Paris and Miller himself would drop by the sets of both films. At times, filming locations were only a quick walk away. See more »

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Mara: I hate my countrymen. They are hard, mercenary, without pity for... my kind.
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Referenced in Quiet Days in Hollywood (1997) See more »

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A seriously awful film
4 June 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

If you were there at the time the film makes sense. All of the taboos were there to be broken and this one tried to break them all at once just to prove it could get away with it. So there's naked women everywhere (in poses 'pushing out the envelope' of the day), bad language and lavatorial humour in abundance. My guess is that the producers were so fixated on pushing back the boundaries of the then conventional taste, that even the most the most rudimentary craftsmanship was contemptuously discarded.

So it's a pity that the acting is terrible, wit is noticeable by its absence and the nudes aren't really all that exciting. Some gross outs can be amusing. These ones were not.

With very little effort this could have been so much more fun and put one over on the wicked establishment at the same time.

Watch 'I Am Curious' instead. It's (they're) no great shakes but much better than this.


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