MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 4,445 this week

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

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  1 June 1970 (Denmark)
5.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.5/10 from 606 users  
Reviews: 12 user | 21 critic

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 »

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

Free at IMDb + 1 more

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 228 titles
created 15 Aug 2011
 
a list of 30 titles
created 12 Mar 2012
 
a list of 31 titles
created 04 Jan 2013
 
a list of 103 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 189 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Quiet Days in Clichy (1970)

Quiet Days in Clichy (1970) on IMDb 5.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Quiet Days in Clichy.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

The film depicts the adventures of expatriate American writer Henry Miller and his friends, as they pursue art, money, food, and sex in Paris.

Director: Joseph Strick
Stars: Rip Torn, James T. Callahan, Ellen Burstyn
Cry Uncle (1971)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Private detective takes on a case and gets mixed up in murder, sex and blackmail.

Director: John G. Avildsen
Stars: Jackson Beck, Pamela Gruen, Allen Garfield
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

The outline above is for a very good 2010 Chinese film with the English title A Beautiful Mistake, not for the 2000 Welch film with the English title A Beautiful Mistake.

Director: Marc Evans
Stars: James Dean Bradfield, Huw Bunford, John Cale
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

At an all female high school, a senior of the radio club becomes fascinated with the club's newest member. As graduation nears and the summer heat rises, so does the sexual tension between the girls. (Japanese with English subtitles).

Director: Yûichi Onuma
Stars: Yûko Araki, Mugi Kadowaki, Maaya Kondô
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The Procuress leads two young men through a surreal peepshow of fantastic, bizarre, androgynous, mystical, spiritual, and sexual vignettes.

Director: Steven Arnold
Stars: Pandora, Steve Solberg, Ronald Farrell
Hot Hot Hot (2011)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Ferdinand is a long-standing employee at Fish Land, the aquatic centre within the globalised leisure complex "Worlds Apart". He's a small, bald forty year-old, and a solitary, anxious ... See full summary »

Director: Beryl Koltz
Stars: Rob Stanley, Joanna Scanlan, Gary Cady
A Single Girl (1995)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Early one morning Valerie has to tell her unemployed boyfriend Remi that she is pregnant. She has decided to keep the child, but they argue whether they should break up or not. That same ... See full summary »

Director: Benoît Jacquot
Stars: Virginie Ledoyen, Benoît Magimel, Dominique Valadié
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Henning is a fashion photographer driven by visions of artistic glory. He is encouraged by a literary agent to produce a volume of erotic nudes and works to create the perfect layout with ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph W. Sarno
Stars: Sue Akers, Morris Kaplan, Maria Lease
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

LOST ON THE BOHEMIAN ROAD A Sean Hoessli Trip "not your ordinary boy meets girl meets girl love story" LOST ON THE BOHEMIAN ROAD is a sensual, yet comical love triangle between ... See full summary »

Director: Sean Hoessli
Stars: Terri Heffron, Kate Peckham, David Winick
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Two Los Angeles detectives are assigned to track down and arrest a brutal rapist-murderer terrorizing the city. Their job is complicated by the fact that the killer is able to avoid capture because he can pose as a woman.

Directors: Carl Monson, Dwayne Avery, and 2 more credits »
Stars: Joshua Bryant, Frank Bannon, Rosie Stone
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

(German with English subtitles) When a married woman discovers her husband's addiction to visiting brothels, she decides to start visiting them herself and is quickly swept up into a secret life filled with new sexual discoveries.

Director: Iris Janssen
Stars: Daniela Wutte, Christoph Jacobi, Antje Widdra
Venom (1966)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Director: Knud Leif Thomsen
Stars: Søren Strømberg, Sisse Reingaard, Poul Reichhardt
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Valjean ...
Wayne Rodda ...
Ulla Koppel ...
Nys (as Ulla Lemvigh-Müller)
Avi Sagild ...
Mara
Susanne Krage ...
Christine
Louise White ...
Surrealist
Petronella ...
Elsebeth Reingaard ...
Lisbet Lundquist ...
Jeanne
Olaf Ussing ...
Father
Noemi Roos ...
Mother
Anne Kehler ...
Corinne
Herman Wolsgaard-Iversen
Britten Jensen
Elsa Jackson
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

1 June 1970 (Denmark)  »

Also Known As:

Not So Quiet Days  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(uncut)

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

When the film came to the United States, it was seized by the authorities as pornography. The years have melted away its controversy and the uncut version was released to DVD in 2004. See more »

Quotes

Mara: I hate my countrymen. They are hard, mercenary, without pity for... my kind.
See more »

Connections

Edited into Red, White and Blue (1971) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Rotten film, rubbish acting
4 November 2001 | by (Vienna, Austria) – See all my reviews

My girlfriend said she'd never seen a porno film, so she dragged me into the cinema to see "Stille Dage i Clichy" in Copenhagen, when the film was new. To say it's a bad film is to overvalue Warhol's "Flesh." It was worse. The only good bit was right at the beginning, with the play on "Gray Day." After that, it was downhill all the way.

The acting was abysmal. The plot... well, what plot? The "Germs won't attack a starving man" scene was memorably sickening. The bonking was overdone and hugely "in your face."

For a poetic film, See "Last Year in Marienbad." Spot the difference.

IMHO, Miller wasn't a particularly good writer. His books did, however, mark a turning-point in censorship. This film, though, has about the same artistic qualities as "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" and "The Toolbox Murders."

When the film ended, though, it was interesting to note that, while the women in the audience stood and put on their cardis and coats, the blokes sat quite still for a minute or so :-) .


7 of 17 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
how graphic is the sex? bryntilly
Discuss Quiet Days in Clichy (1970) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?