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A Good Marriage (1982)
"Le beau mariage" (original title)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  27 August 1982 (USA)
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Sabine vows to give up married lovers, and is determined to find a good husband. Her best friend Clarisse introduces her to her cousin Edmond, a busy lawyer from Paris. Sabine pursues ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Béatrice Romand ...
Sabine
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Edmond
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Simon
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Clarisse
Huguette Faget ...
Maryse, Antique Dealer
Thamila Mezbah ...
Mother of Sabine
Sophie Renoir ...
Lise
Hervé Duhamel ...
Frédéric
Pascal Greggory ...
Nicolas
Virginie Thévenet ...
The Bride
Denise Bailly ...
Comtesse
Vincent Gauthier ...
Claude
Anne Mercier ...
La secrétaire
Catherine Rethi ...
Cliente
Patrick Lambert ...
Voyageur
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Sabine vows to give up married lovers, and is determined to find a good husband. Her best friend Clarisse introduces her to her cousin Edmond, a busy lawyer from Paris. Sabine pursues Edmond, with the encouragement of Clarisse, but Edmond does not seem very interested. Written by Will Gilbert

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The second of Rohmer's six-part Comedies et Proverbes series. See more »

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Followed by Pauline at the Beach (1983) See more »

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Charming tale of a woman chasing a man
25 July 2002 | by (Huntington Woods, Michigan) – See all my reviews

Witty/romantic comedy. Headstrong/out-spoken Sabine (Béatrice Romand), working on her thesis in Art History, has tired of affairs with married men, such as Simon (Féodor Atkine). Playing Cupid, her confidante Clarisse (Arielle Dombasle) introduces her lawyer cousin Edmond (André Dusollier) to Sabine. Encouraged by Clarisse, Sabine impetuously decides that she will marry Edmond and tells her mother (Thamila Megrah) and sister Lise (Sophie Renoir). When confronted by Sabine, Edmond resorts to an astonishing/glib double-talk to explain why he is not ready for matrimony.

Béatrice Romand was the delightful/ talkative teen ager in ‘71 Claire's Knee, and commitment-shy widow in '98 Autumn Tale; Dusollier, in the whimsical '75 And Now My Love. Arielle Dombasle has appeared in many films, starting as a seductive beauty. Féodor Atkine played a somewhat slimy character in '83 Pauline on the Beach.


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