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La veuve Couderc (1971)

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Her youth has been spent working for a farm family, being raped by father and son, marrying the son who has now left her a happy widow. She is happy because World War I is over and she is ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Jean Lavigne
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Veuve Couderc Tati
Ottavia Piccolo ...
Félicie
Jean Tissier ...
Henri
Monique Chaumette ...
Françoise
Boby Lapointe ...
Désiré
Jean-Pierre Castaldi
Pierre Collet ...
Le commissaire Mallet
Robert Favart
André Rouyer ...
Policeman
François Valorbe ...
Le colonel croix-de-feu
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Her youth has been spent working for a farm family, being raped by father and son, marrying the son who has now left her a happy widow. She is happy because World War I is over and she is enjoying being in control of the farm. And then she hires the handsome stranger who helped her carry the new incubator for chicks from the bus and across the canal. In the house by the canal with the job of raising and lowering the bridge for passing boats lives the widow's envious sister-in-law along with husband and nubile daughter. Written by Dale O'Connor <daleoc@interaccess.com>

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13 October 1971 (France)  »

Also Known As:

The Widow Couderc  »

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Too late for Signoret
28 July 2013 | by (Portugal) – See all my reviews

This movie is a miscast for both Signoret and Delon. I can understand that Signoret, needed the money and took this option. THere is nothing wrong with that. As for Alain Delon, who performed in "Cercle Rouge" made in the previous year, by Jean-Pierre Melville. This is an almost a replay. And a bad one. Mr. Pierre Grasnier Deferre is a second (if not third) rate French Director. I never read the novel by Simenon. I do not believe he is the culprit, but I admit I can be wrong. You want more lines. Here They are. Octavia Piccolo has a child and breast feeds him. The movie shows Virgin nipples. Pierre Grasnier Defferre never knew a virgin. Maybe he likes widows. Nothing wrong.


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