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A Week's Holiday (1980)
"Une semaine de vacances" (original title)

 |  Drama  |  2 June 1980 (France)
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Laurence, a young schoolteacher from Lyons, takes a week's leave. During the break, she reflects on her career and her personal life.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Laurence Cuers
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Pierre
Flore Fitzgerald ...
Anne
Michel Galabru ...
Mancheron
Jean Dasté ...
Le père de Laurence
Marie-Louise Ebeli ...
La mère de Laurence
Philippe Delaigue ...
Jacques, le frère de Laurence
Geneviève Vauzeilles ...
Lucie
Philippe Léotard ...
Le docteur Sabouret
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Jean-Claude Durand ...
Philippe
Catherine Anne Duperray ...
Josiane Lalande, le professeur chahuté (as Catherine-Anne Duperray)
Jean Sourbier ...
André
André Mortamais ...
Le client
Thierry Herbivo ...
Jean Mancheron
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Laurence, a young schoolteacher from Lyons, takes a week's leave. During the break, she reflects on her career and her personal life. Written by Gary Couzens <gjcouzens@btinternet.com>

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A Week's Vacation  »

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Written by Eddy Mitchell (as Claude Moine) and Pierre Papadiamandis
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good film - I liked it
9 April 1999 | by (haverhill,ma) – See all my reviews

Although my memory is somewhat hazy (I saw this movie 17 years ago.), the concept of being stuck in a rut caught my attention. When the heroine takes her vacation, it is not just from work but from her personal life as well. I remember thinking about how her self-assessment would not have been as effective had she maintained her personal contacts during that time.


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