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César and Rosalie (1972)
"César et Rosalie" (original title)

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Rosalie is amicably divorced, dividing her time between her mother's house, with her siblings and small daughter, and César's. He's self made, a scrap iron king, outgoing, amiable, in love ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Cesar
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Rosalie
Sami Frey ...
David
Bernard Le Coq ...
Michel
Eva Maria Meineke ...
Lucie Artigues (as Eva-Maria Meineke)
Henri-Jacques Huet ...
Marcel
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Marite
Gisela Hahn ...
Carla
Betty Beckers ...
Madeleine
Hervé Sand ...
Georges
Jacques Dhéry ...
Henri Harrieu
Pippo Merisi ...
Albert
Carlo Nell ...
Jérôme
Carole Lixon ...
Louise
Dimitri Petricenko ...
Simon
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Storyline

Rosalie is amicably divorced, dividing her time between her mother's house, with her siblings and small daughter, and César's. He's self made, a scrap iron king, outgoing, amiable, in love with her. Enter David, an artist and Rosalie's flame before her marriage. In a quiet, brooding way, he seeks to reclaim Rosalie. César's jealous outbursts and attempts at cunning backfire and send Rosalie into David's arms. César keeps trying: he buys Rosalie's childhood seaside vacation home as a gift, wins her back, then must ask David to join them so Rosalie will be happy. When Rosalie discovers César and David's complicity, she again asserts her freedom, leaving the men alone together. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Would you do as Rosalie did?

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Drama | Romance

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27 October 1972 (France)  »

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Trivia

Vittorio Gassman was considered for the role of César and Gérard Depardieu for the role of David. Catherine Deneuve turned down the part of Rosalie. See more »

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Referenced in Smut Starts at the Pyrenees (1973) See more »

Soundtracks

Rosalie est partie
Composed by Vincent Scotto
Lyrics by Georges Koger and Léon Raiter
Editions Sylvain raiter
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Claude Sautet's most beautiful film with a distribution of high quality.
21 November 2001 | by (Nevers, France) – See all my reviews

Two opposite men of character quarrel the love of a woman, who doe not manage to choose among both. A harmless intrigue, transcent by Claude Sautet's stage setting, which brews humor and emotion, the dialogues chiselled by Jean-Loup Dabadie and a magnificent trio of actors.


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