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The Man Who Loved Women (1977)

L'homme qui aimait les femmes (original title)
Bertrand Morane's burial is attended by all the women the forty-year-old engineer loved. We then flash back to Bertrand's life and love affairs, told by himself while writing an ... See full summary »

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Bertrand Morane
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Geneviève Bigey
Nelly Borgeaud ...
Delphine Grezel
Geneviève Fontanel ...
Hélène (as Genevieve Fontanel)
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Véra
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Martine Desdoits
Valérie Bonnier ...
Fabienne (as Valerie Bonnier)
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Docteur Bicard
Sabine Glaser ...
Bernadette
Henri Agel ...
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Chantal Balussou
Nella Barbier ...
Liliane, la Karateka
Anne Bataille ...
La jeune femme à la robe frangée
Martine Chassaing ...
Denise
Ghylaine Dumas ...
La seconde employée 'Midi-Car'
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Bertrand Morane's burial is attended by all the women the forty-year-old engineer loved. We then flash back to Bertrand's life and love affairs, told by himself while writing an autobiographical novel. A film about romantic relationships, the need to charm, and the literary creation. Written by Yepok and Brian McInnis

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François Truffaut wrote the first draft of this script on the set of Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977). See more »

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Bertrand Morane: There are women that you can wonder if they got any interest in love. For others, they are carrying it on their face.
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References The Barefoot Contessa (1954) See more »

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a very good movie--particularly the ending
15 August 2005 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

If this movie had JUST been about the sexual escapades of the main character, I would have hated it. After all, this is a man whose entire existence is based on bedding women--and this alone would have made a boring movie. Instead, it shows the emotional shallowness of this character and his complete inability to be close to another person--and its ultimate impact on him. He doesn't see this as a problem, but during the latter part of the movie, its impact on him becomes apparent. I particularly liked the unexpected ending. As the movie begins, it is at his funeral, so you KNOW he will die but HOW is the real interesting twist.

About the only thing I did not like about the movie was the episodic nature. Sometimes it was a little hard to keep track of all the women. Perhaps this was unintentional, as there were a LOT of women in this man's life! Of course, it did serve to illustrate his problem!!


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