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Violette & François (1977)

Violette and François are a couple with a child.As they cannot lead a good life with odd jobs,François starts to steal.

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Violette Clot
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François Leuwen
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Père de François
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Cécile, mère de Violette
Sophie Daumier ...
Paula
Roland Bertin ...
David
Catherine Lachens ...
Carla
Bernard Allouf ...
Caly
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Mère de François
Alain David
Philippe Brizard
Gilette Barbier ...
Une surveillante du grand magasin
Jean-Pierre Honoré
Michel Charrel ...
Le vigile du second grand magasin
Carole Lange
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Violette and François are a couple with a child.As they cannot lead a good life with odd jobs,François starts to steal.

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17 March 1977 (France)  »

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Ensina-me a Roubar  »

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Working title: "Violette et François ne se marrent pas tous les Jours". See more »

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Rayon Des Parfums
Written by Philippe Sarde
Performed by Hubert Rostaing Et Son Orchestre
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Pourquoi?
1 January 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Pourquoi? Why? That's what I ask myself, whenever I see a film like this; Why do women stay with men who aren't good for them?

In this film, Violette, played by the still ultra-sexy Isobelle Adjani, is in a relationship with Francois played by Jaques Dutronc, who is a major wastrel that cannot hold down a job, and who likes to go shoplifting...among other things. The couple have a young son who is blonde, despite the fact that his parents are not...I couldn't quite understand this, but anyway the film is quite watchable, and the characters are all engaging thanks to the performances of the cast. I have a love for all things French, so, I quite like these types of films, which show how Paris looked in the past. Surtout, dans les années 70. Eventually, Violette participates in Francois'...hobby...as the couple fall on hard times, and surprisingly she enjoys their escapades, until one day when she suffers some dire consequences for her actions.

I quite liked it. See it, and judge for yourself.


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