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A Gorgeous Girl Like Me (1972)

Une belle fille comme moi (original title)
Stanislas Previne is a young sociologist, preparing a thesis on criminal women. He meets in prison Camille Bliss to interview her. Camille is accused to have murdered her lover Arthur and ... See full summary »

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Claude Brasseur ...
Maître Murene
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Arthur
Guy Marchand ...
Roger, aka Sam Golden
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Stanislas Prévine
Anne Kreis ...
Hélène
Philippe Léotard ...
Clovis Bliss
Gilberte Géniat ...
Isobel Bliss
Michel Delahaye ...
Marchal
Danièle Girard ...
Florence Golden
Jérôme Zucca ...
L'enfant cinéaste amateur
Gaston Ouvrard ...
Le vieux gardien de prison / Old prison warder
Martine Ferrière ...
La secrétaire de la prison / Prison Secretary
Jacob Weizbluth ...
Alphonse, le muet / Alphonse, the mute
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Stanislas Previne is a young sociologist, preparing a thesis on criminal women. He meets in prison Camille Bliss to interview her. Camille is accused to have murdered her lover Arthur and her husband Clovis. She tells Stanislas her life and her love affairs... Written by Yepok

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Comedy | Crime | Drama

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13 September 1972 (France)  »

Also Known As:

A Gorgeous Bird Like Me  »

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SEK 595,139 (Sweden)
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J'attendrai
(avec l'autorisation de Pathé Marconi)
Composed by Dino Olivieri (uncredited)
French lyrics by Louis Poterat (uncredited)
Performed by Rina Ketty (uncredited)
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A jet black comedic gem
10 November 1998 | by (North Bay, Ontario) – See all my reviews

This is one of the best French comedies that I have ever come across. Most of the humour here is pretty silly stuff, but somehow it works, thanks in large part to Lafont's outstanding performance. But what makes this film a truly great piece of work is the unforgettable ending, a finish that cements it as one of the best black comedies that you'll ever see.


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