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Anne and Muriel (1971)
"Les deux Anglaises et le continent" (original title)

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At the beginning of the 20th century, Claude Roc, a young middle-class Frenchman meets in Paris Ann Brown, a young Englishwoman. They become friends and Ann invites him to spend holidays at... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Claude Roc
Kika Markham ...
Ann Brown
Stacey Tendeter ...
Muriel Brown
Sylvia Marriott ...
Mrs. Brown
Marie Mansart ...
Madame Roc
Philippe Léotard ...
Diurka
Irène Tunc ...
Ruta
Mark Peterson ...
Mr. Flint
Georges Delerue ...
Claude's Business Agent
Marie Iracane ...
Madame Roc's maidservant
Marcel Berbert ...
Vendeur d'art
Jeanne Lobre ...
Porter
David Markham ...
Palmist
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At the beginning of the 20th century, Claude Roc, a young middle-class Frenchman meets in Paris Ann Brown, a young Englishwoman. They become friends and Ann invites him to spend holidays at the house where she lives with her mother and her sister Muriel, for whom she intends Claude. During these holidays, Claude, Ann and Muriel become very close and he gradually falls in love with Muriel. But both families lay down a one-year-long separation without any contact before agreeing to the marriage. So Claude goes back to Paris when he has many love affairs before sending Muriel a break-off letter... Written by Yepok

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18 November 1971 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Two English Girls  »

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Anne's last words in the film are, "If you send for a doctor, I will see him now." These were writer Emily Brontë's last words before she died, Truffaut who was an avid reader probably used her words in the film as an homage or to compare her to the character of Anne. See more »

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Ann Brown: If you send for a doctor, I will see him now.
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A lyrical, amusing slice of Truffaut's unique vision
22 December 2002 | by See all my reviews

"Two English Girls" is a lyrical, amusing slice of Truffaut's unique vision and style of filmmaking. Like all great artists, he can shift his tone from lushly romantic to deadpan comic, from poetic to amusingly prosaic without missing a beat, and all the while keeping his story all of one piece. If you love Truffaut's voice, you'll love this film - charming, personal, light-hearted, with a touch of melancholy. Beautifully filmed, ably acted, with Leaud playing his benign cad so well.


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