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Mama, There's a Man in Your Bed (1989)
"Romuald et Juliette" (original title)

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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Romuald Blindet
Firmine Richard ...
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 ...
Morton
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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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Comedy | Romance

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22 March 1989 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Mama, There's a Man in Your Bed  »

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$495,063 (USA)
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Funny and Thoughtful
12 March 2003 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

This movie is a hard-to-find gem! It is the story of Juliette, a perfectly ordinary cleaning woman who works in the large corporate office of a yogurt company, and Romuald, the president of same. He takes no notice of her, he takes no notice of anyone until several plots to wrest his company away from him all hit at the same time. He is lost, no one to turn to and no one to trust when he discovers Juliette. As the cleaning woman, no one pays any attention to her, so they say and do incriminating things in front of her that she is smart enough to catch on to and use to help her helpless and hapless boss. The complications are wild, she is not so ordinary as she seems with five children from five different ex-husbands who are all still madly in love with her, and he is not so shrewd as he thinks he is. This movie doesn't follow a predictable path and that's what keeps you watching. The acting is superb and there are some very moving moments along the way as well. The working class displays more savvy than those above them, almost in the same way "Gosford Park" showed the upper crust is not all it's cracked up to be mentally. I recommend this movie very much. See it! 9/10


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