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Release Date:
27 April 1977 (France) See more »
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Plot:
Many women are attending Bertrand Morane's burial. They are all the ones that 40 years old engineer loved... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 win & 4 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
a very good movie--particularly the ending See more (19 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Charles Denner ... Bertrand Morane

Brigitte Fossey ... Geneviève Bigey
Nelly Borgeaud ... Delphine Grezel
Geneviève Fontanel ... Hélène (as Genevieve Fontanel)

Leslie Caron ... Véra

Nathalie Baye ... Martine Desdoits
Valérie Bonnier ... Fabienne (as Valerie Bonnier)
Jean Dasté ... Docteur Bicard
Sabine Glaser ... Bernadette
Henri Agel ... Lecteur
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'
Monique Dury ... Monique
Michele Gonsalvez
Sabine Guilleminot
Roger Leenhardt ... Mr. Betany, Directeur des Editions
Christian Lentretien ... L'inspecteur police
Rico Lopez ... Client Restaurant
Marianne Maurin
Beatrice Meyer
Marie-Jeanne Montfajon ... Christine Morane, Bertrand's Mother
Maurice Pecheur
Valérie Pêcheur ... La jeune femme du cimetiere en tenue de tennis (as Valerie Pecheur)
Anna Perrier ... Uta, Babysitter
Michele Planques
Roselyne Puyo ... Nicole
Michel Ricordy
Nadine Rochex (as Nadine Roche)
Isabelle Roumieu
Henry-Jean Servat ... Lecteur
Maïte Simard
Luce Stebenne
Isabelle Temple
Marie-Cecile Truc
Frédérique Jamet ... La petite Juliette (as Frederique Jamet)
Michel Marti ... Young Bertrand
Marion Delbez ... Child
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marcel Berbert ... Surgeon, Delphine's husband (uncredited)
Josiane Couëdel ... La standardiste (uncredited)
Pierre Gompertz ... Navy Officer (uncredited)
Michel Laurent ... Navy Officer (uncredited)
Philippe Lièvre ... Bertrand's colleague (uncredited)
Thi-Loan Nguyen ... Chinese woman (uncredited)
Marie Poitevin ... Young Woman (uncredited)
Jean-Louis Povéda ... Printer (uncredited)
Carmen Sardá-Cánovas ... Washer (uncredited)
Suzanne Schiffman ... Woman with the baby by Madame Duteil (uncredited)
Roland Thénot ... Navy Officer (uncredited)

François Truffaut ... Man at Funeral (uncredited)

Directed by
François Truffaut 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Michel Fermaud 
Suzanne Schiffman 
François Truffaut 

Produced by
Marcel Berbert .... producer (uncredited)
François Truffaut .... producer (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Néstor Almendros  (as Nestor Almendros)
 
Film Editing by
Martine Barraqué 
 
Production Design by
Jean-Pierre Kohut-Svelko 
 
Costume Design by
Monique Dury 
 
Makeup Department
Thi-Loan Nguyen .... makeup artist (as Thi-Loan N'Guyen)
 
Production Management
Marcel Berbert .... production manager
Roland Thénot .... assistant production manager (as Roland Thenot)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Alain Maline .... second assistant director
Suzanne Schiffman .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Pierre Gompertz .... assistant production designer
Michel Grimaud .... property master
Jean-Louis Povéda .... assistant production designer (as Jean-Louis Poveda)
 
Sound Department
Jean Fontaine .... sound assistant
Michel Laurent .... sound
Jacques Maumont .... sound mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Florent Bazin .... assistant camera
Gérard Bougeant .... grip (as Gerard Bougeant)
Charlie Freess .... grip (as Charles Freess)
Jacques Frejabue .... grip
Jean-Claude Gasché .... electrician (as Jean-Claude Gasche)
Anne Khripounoff .... assistant camera (as Anne Trigaux)
Dominique Le Rigoleur .... still photographer
Michel Leclerq .... electrician (as Michel Leclercq)
Jean Lopez .... electrician
Serge Valézy .... electrician (as Serge Valezy)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Nicole Bancel .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Marie-Aimée Debril .... assistant editor (as Marie-Aimee Debril)
Michel Klochendler .... assistant editor
Michèle Neny .... assistant editor (as Michele Neny)
 
Music Department
Patrice Mestral .... conductor
François Porcile .... music consultant
 
Other crew
Josiane Couëdel .... production secretary
Philippe Lièvre .... general manager (as Philippe Lievre)
Lydie Mahias .... assistant general manager
Christine Pellé .... script supervisor (as Christine Pelle)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"L'homme qui aimait les femmes" - France (original title)
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Runtime:
120 min
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Color:
Black and White | Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
Director Cameo: ['Francois Truffaut']man outside cemetery at the beginning of the film.See more »
Quotes:
Geneviève Bigey:[final line] Bertrand pursued an impossible happiness through quantity, through multitude. Why do we have to seek with so much people, what our education claims we shound find in only one?See more »
Movie Connections:
References The Barefoot Contessa (1954)See more »

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12 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
a very good movie--particularly the ending, 15 August 2005
Author: planktonrules from Bradenton, Florida

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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