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Two English Girls (1971)

Les deux Anglaises et le continent (original title)
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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Claude Roc
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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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Francois Truffaut has created a new film based on the only other novel by the author of "Jules and Jim" See more »

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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

When Claude hurts his leg the torn rope of the swing is too long in the shot after the accident. See more »

Quotes

Mrs. Brown: I must ask you to stay with our friend, Mr. Flint. That's his house there.
[points to Mr. Flint's house]
Mrs. Brown: I also want to say this: If Anne's prediction comes true, if one day a stronger feeling grows between you and Muriel, and you both deign to recognise it, I'll not be against it, personally. Though, I have my doubts about international messages.
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A great film about love
29 March 2003 | by (Paris,France) – See all my reviews

One must try to watch Anne and Muriel with lovely feelings in heart as Truffaut has created a masterpiece of love.The love portrayed in this film requires sacrifice.This is a kind of cinematic oeuvre which will absolutely captivate your senses.You will wonder how Nestor Almendros has been able to create remarkable images.Everything about this film is perfect.This is a film to be watched with your partner provided you have ever loved someone in your life.


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