7.5/10
961
6 user 5 critic

The Best Way to Walk (1976)

La meilleure façon de marcher (original title)
In a vacation camp somewhere in the French country, 1960. Marc et Philippe are two of the counsellors. Marc is very virile, while Philippe is more reserved. A night, Marc surprises Philippe... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(scenario), (adaptation) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Music | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In Nazi-occupied Paris, a young accompanist named Sophie Vasseur gets a job with famed singer Irene Brice. As Irene's husband Charles, a businessman collaborating with the Nazis, wrestles ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Miller
Stars: Richard Bohringer, Elena Safonova, Romane Bohringer
Drama | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A young man discovers his homosexuality and begins a relationship with a manipulative huster/petty criminal that he meets at a train station.

Director: Patrice Chéreau
Stars: Jean-Hugues Anglade, Vittorio Mezzogiorno, Roland Bertin
Carmen (1984)
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A film version of the famous Bizet opera, where a soldier (Don Jose) falls in love with a beautiful factory worker (Carmen), but she does not reciprocate his feelings.

Director: Francesco Rosi
Stars: Julia Migenes, Plácido Domingo, Ruggero Raimondi
The Overcoat (1952)
Comedy | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Based on Nikolai Gogol's story with the location changed from Russia to Italy and the time changed to the present (1952), the story is about a poor city-hall clerk (Renato Rascel) whose ... See full summary »

Director: Alberto Lattuada
Stars: Renato Rascel, Yvonne Sanson, Giulio Stival
Dr. Petiot (1990)
Biography | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Based on the real life of Dr. Marcel Petiot: During world war II Petiot, an MD living in occupied Paris, promised to help wealthy Jewish people among his patients to flee occupied France ... See full summary »

Director: Christian de Chalonge
Stars: Michel Serrault, Pierre Romans, Bérangère Bonvoisin
Don Giovanni (1979)
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Screen adapatation of Mozart's greatest opera. Don Giovanni, the infamous womanizer, makes one conquest after another until the ghost of Donna Anna's father, the Commendatore, (whom ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Losey
Stars: Ruggero Raimondi, John Macurdy, Edda Moser
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Archie Rice, an old-time British music hall performer sinking into final defeat, schemes to stay in show business.

Director: Tony Richardson
Stars: Laurence Olivier, Brenda de Banzie, Roger Livesey
The Forsyte Saga (TV Mini-Series 1967)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

The extended Forsyte family live a more than pleasant upper middle class life in Victorian and later Edwardian England. The two central characters are Soames Forsyte and his cousin Jolyon ... See full summary »

Stars: Eric Porter, Margaret Tyzack, Nyree Dawn Porter
Fool for Love (1985)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

May is waiting for her boyfriend in a run-down American motel, when an old flame turns up and threatens to undermine her efforts and drag her back into the life that she was running away from. The situation soon turns complicated.

Director: Robert Altman
Stars: Sam Shepard, Kim Basinger, Harry Dean Stanton
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Alexandre, a young and honest farmer, is oppressed by an authoritarian wife, who makes him work like a dog. When she dies in a car crash, he decides to stay in bed, absolutely free and ... See full summary »

Director: Yves Robert
Stars: Philippe Noiret, Françoise Brion, Marlène Jobert
Isadora (1968)
Certificate: M Biography | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitudes on free ... See full summary »

Director: Karel Reisz
Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, James Fox, Jason Robards
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

While shooting a documentary about all kinds of actresses, the director falls for one of them.

Director: Maïwenn
Stars: Jeanne Balibar, Romane Bohringer, Julie Depardieu
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Patrick Dewaere ...
Marc
...
Philippe
Christine Pascal ...
Chantal
Claude Piéplu ...
Camp director
Marc Chapiteau ...
Gerard
Michel Blanc ...
Deloux
Michel Such ...
Leni
Frank D'Ascanio ...
Herve
Edit

Storyline

In a vacation camp somewhere in the French country, 1960. Marc et Philippe are two of the counsellors. Marc is very virile, while Philippe is more reserved. A night, Marc surprises Philippe dressed and made-up like a woman. From now on, he will keep on humiliating Philippe... Written by Yepok

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

3 March 1976 (France)  »

Also Known As:

En Iyi Yürüme Tarzi  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

, ,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The title is inspired by a holiday camp song. The lyrics are : The best way to walk, after all, is ours. It's to put a foot in front of the other and then doing it again. See more »

Connections

Features Wild Strawberries (1957) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Difference leads to humiliation, until...
12 July 2005 | by (France) – See all my reviews

This film shows marvelously well how adult people can act like children and be cruel exactly in the same way. As everybody knows, if you are different (best example: you don't like sports...), you always can find a bastard to make fun of you. Here, the "bastard" is played by Patrick Dewaere. What makes him really dangerous is that he is intelligent enough to never offer his victim, Patrick Bouchitey, a way to get out of his mental claws. He has found the "weakness" of his prey, and he doesn't let her go. Until... He has this kind of "stupid" intelligence, which makes him very able to get control over the others, but totally unable to perceive what's going on inside of himself. And at the end, he will be the one who will be depicted as the "loser", with his small suit and briefcase, being married without any real choice. Claude Miller never let his characters talk to much. He is a master in organizing what's left unsaid, showing here a glance and letting there a question unanswered...He makes us get into the emotions of Patrick Bouchitey's character, he makes us feel uneasy. Even the presence of the fiancée doesn't really ease the pain, because we feel that it could lead to more humiliation.Until...


33 of 40 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Best Way to Walk (1976) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?