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Confidentially Yours (1983)
"Vivement dimanche!" (original title)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Mystery  |  10 August 1983 (France)
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Claude Massoulier is murdered while hunting at the same place than Julien Vercel, an estate agent that knew him and whose fingerprints are found on Massoulier's car. As the police discovers... See full summary »

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Jean-Pierre Kalfon ...
Massoulier (the priest)
Philippe Laudenbach ...
Maitre Clement
Philippe Morier-Genoud ...
Supt. Santelli
Xavier Saint-Macary ...
Bertrand Fabre
Jean-Louis Richard ...
Louison
Caroline Sihol ...
Marie-Christine Vercel
Castel Casti
Anik Belaubre ...
Paule Delbecq
Yann Dedet ...
Angel Face
Nicole Félix ...
The scarfaced whore
Georges Koulouris ...
Lablache
Pascale Pellegrin ...
Secretarial candidate
Roland Thénot ...
Jambreau
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Claude Massoulier is murdered while hunting at the same place than Julien Vercel, an estate agent that knew him and whose fingerprints are found on Massoulier's car. As the police discovers that Marie-Christine Vercel, Julien's wife, was Massoulier's mistress, Julien is very suspected. But his secretary, Barbara Becker, while not quite convinced he is innocent, defends him and leads her private investigations... Written by Yepok

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(at around 1h 12 mins) The Citroen DS car of the Paparazzo from "Le Provencal" carries two different plates: on the Back one from Paris (75) and on the front one from the var district (83). See more »

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Barbara Becker: It's really unfair. If a boss can fire me, why can't I fire him?
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Great Fun Movie
3 November 2010 | by (Central Florida, USA) – See all my reviews

Confidentially is truly one of the very best fun mysteries. Frankly,I don't quite understand how some do not seem to understand that this is just a wonderful way to pass a couple of hours. It certainly is not necessary to analyze each and every minute of the picture. I suppose that most of us have a few films, which we always remember and continually go back to contemplate. This is Confidentially. I have it on a quite old VHS and probably watch it at least once every few months. There are so many wonderful aspects. So very different from the run of the mill. I can watch over and over again the opening scene walking with the dog or the closing playing with the lens cap. What incredible music. Interesting, in another Truffaut film, the leg walking scene is vividly portrayed. Ardant is one of those very special French artists that never seem to change or for that matter, age. Twenty years after this film, she starred in Nathalie and Callas. She still is extremely beautiful. I sure would like to figure out just what is the French secret. Danielle Darrieux is still making pictures at 93. It has been more than 50 years since Jean Louis Trintignant became famous after his Brigitte Bardot film. BTW - there are so very many ever so interesting small pieces in Confidentially. One I really like is the one about the girl who comes to the office for a secretarial job interview. This picture is now 27 years old. Will we have to wait another 27 years for another perfectly coordinated and exquisitely designed film to appear?


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