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Mama, There's a Man in Your Bed (1989)

Romuald et Juliette (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Romance | 22 March 1989 (France)
A company president gets framed with a food-poisoning scandal and the only person who can help him is the evening cleaning-woman, who always seems to be at the right place at the right time.

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. See more awards »
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Romuald Blindet
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Juliette Bonaventure
Pierre Vernier ...
Blache
Maxime Leroux ...
Cloquet
Gilles Privat ...
Paulin
Catherine Salviat ...
Françoise Blindet
Muriel Combeau ...
Nicole
Alexandre Basse ...
Benjamine
Aissatou Bah ...
Félicité
Mamadou Bah ...
Désiré
Marina M'Boa Ngong ...
Claire
Sambou Tati ...
Aimé
Nicolas Serreau ...
Fonctionnaire HLM
Alain Tretout ...
Vidal
Alain Fromager ...
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This is a story about a rich white man who falls in love with Juliet the full figured black woman who cleans his offices at night. After learning of his wife's affair with one of his work partners and the sabotage of his business he is left broken and is taken in by Juliet who then shows him what real true love is ... If you have not yet seen this movie then you are missing out on what real true love means, it does not matter what color you are, or what size you are it's how your heart feels and that's what this beautiful love story shows us all ... a must see! Written by Braunstonite

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Comedy | Romance

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22 March 1989 (France)  »

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Mama, There's a Man in Your Bed  »

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$495,063 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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a light-hearted movie that leaves you thinking
26 May 2006 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

i was glad that this movie did without all the supposed depth of all too many pseudo-serious interracial movies. race was one issue, yes, but so was class...and loyalty...and honesty, etc.

i also loved the idea that the love affair wasn't couched solely in the 'decorative' aspects of either character's appearance. aren't our divorce courts (on both sides of the Atlantic, i daresay!) filled now with enough couples who thought 'looking good. together.' is all it takes to make a solid marriage? in any case, the tenderness and sensuality of both characters was thick enough to cut in love scenes that would have brought a rainbow to any dreary day! in other words, a light-hearted movie that's by no means a light-weight!


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