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Les deux Anglaises et le continent
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18 November 1971 (France) See more »
At the beginning of the 20th century, Claude Roc, a young middle-class Frenchman meets in Paris Ann Brown... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Jean-Pierre Léaud ... 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
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sophie Baker ... Amie au café (uncredited)
René Gaillard ... Chauffeur de taxi (uncredited)
Anne Levaslot ... Muriel enfant (uncredited)
Annie Miller ... Monique (uncredited)
Christine Pellé ... Secrétaire de Claude (uncredited)

Guillaume Schiffman ... Enfant (uncredited)
Mathieu Schiffman ... Enfant (uncredited)
Jeanne Sophie ... Clarisse (uncredited)
Eva Truffaut ... Enfant (uncredited)

François Truffaut ... Récitant / Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Laura Truffaut ... Enfant (uncredited)

Directed by
François Truffaut 
Writing credits
Henri-Pierre Roché (novel "Deux anglaises et le continent")

François Truffaut (adaptation & dialogue) &
Jean Gruault (adaptation & dialogue)

Original Music by
Georges Delerue 
Cinematography by
Néstor Almendros  (as Nestor Almendros)
Film Editing by
Martine Barraqué 
Yann Dedet 
Production Design by
Michel de Broin 
Costume Design by
Gitt Magrini 
Makeup Department
Simone Knapp .... hair stylist
Production Management
Marcel Berbert .... executive in charge of production
Claude Miller .... production manager (as Claude Miler)
Roland Thénot .... unit manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Suzanne Schiffman .... assistant director
Olivier Mergault .... second assistant director (uncredited)
Art Department
Jean-Claude Dolbert .... property master
Jean-Pierre Kohut-Svelko .... design assistant (as Jean-Pierre Kohut)
Sound Department
René Levert .... sound
Camera and Electrical Department
Yves Lafaye .... assistant camera
Jean-Claude Rivière .... camera operator
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Pierangelo Cicoletti .... costume assistant
Editorial Department
Claudine Kaufmann .... assistant editor (uncredited)
Other crew
Christian Lentretien .... production administrator
Christine Pellé .... script girl
Crew believed to be complete

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Also Known As:
"Les deux Anglaises et le continent" - France (original title)
"Two English Girls and the Continent" - International (English title) (informal literal title)
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USA:108 min (cut version) | France:116 min (cut version) | 130 min (director's cut) | Argentina:120 min
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

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 »
Claude Roc:I'd rather not be between you, I'd like to be able to look at both of you.See more »
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Referenced in Day for Night: An Appreciation (2003) (V)See more »


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7 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Very moving, 24 April 2001
Author: LeRoyMarko from Toronto, Canada

Another great film by François Truffaut. This one resemble «Jules et Jim» but this time it's about a man, Claude (played by Jean-Pierre Léaud), and the love he's developing (it's reciprocal) for two sisters from Wales, Anne and Muriel (played by Kika Markham and Stacey Tendeter). Usual emotional twists that are a trademark of Truffaut. Nothing is easy, and even love can be extremely cruel.

The film is moving and the acting is very good. The photography and the use of the camera is also pretty good.

Out of 100, I gave it 81.

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