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Us Two (1979)
"À nous deux" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  23 January 1980 (France)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Françoise
Jacques Dutronc ...
Simon Lacassaigne
Jacques Villeret ...
Tonton Musique
Paul Préboist ...
Mimile
Bernard Le Coq ...
Le photographie (as Bernard Lecoq)
Gilberte Géniat ...
Zézette
Jacques Godin ...
Le commandant Strauss
Monique Mélinand ...
La mère de Françoise
Émile Genest ...
Le chef de police américain
Jean-François Rémi ...
Le père de Françoise
Bernard Crombey ...
Alain (as Bernard Crommbey)
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Un voyou
Dominique Bernard
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Highway Patrol
Nathalie Caron
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Closed The 32nd Cannes Film Festival (1979). See more »

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During the first scene, when the little boy is singing, there obviously was sound added to the image. See more »

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Ballade d'un enfant du siècle
Composed by Francis Lai
Lyrics by Pierre Barouh
Arranged by Jean Musy
Performed by Jacques Villeret, Jacques Dutronc, Olivier Lai
Edition 23
Disques W.E.A.
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Downbeat, nihilistic, creakily plotted chase movie redeemed by attractive star performances.
12 May 2002 | by (Dorset, England) – See all my reviews

The fickle workings of Fate throw together the fortunes of Catherine Deneuve's Françoise, an icy, misanthropic upper-class whore, and dashing, resourceful crook Simon Lacassaigne (played by Jaques Dutronc). They are obliged to go on the run together. Simon's ingenuity in thwarting and evading capture by the French, Canadian, and US authorities is greatly aided by the unbelievable stupidity of the officials involved. Deneuve gives her trademark icily hypnotic performance. The director is forced to use dream sequences to reveal her inner mind - a useful technique which her subsequent directors might have done well to consider. All in all: watchable, downbeat, nihilistic, atmospheric, creakily plotted chase movie just about held together by charismatic stars.

6/10.


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