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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)
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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:
Romuald Blindet
Firmine Richard ...
Juliette Bonaventure
Pierre Vernier ...
Maxime Leroux ...
Gilles Privat ...
Catherine Salviat ...
Françoise Blindet
Muriel Combeau ...
Alexandre Basse ...
Aissatou Bah ...
Mamadou Bah ...
Marina M'Boa Ngong ...
Sambou Tati ...
Nicolas Serreau ...
Fonctionnaire HLM
Alain Tretout ...
Alain Fromager ...


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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Excellent film
15 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I love foreign films and this is among the best. I tend to not see this as a comedy as it is listed and find it a commentary on how we see others around us. Firmine the lead in the film is not regarded must as she is a domestic in a large firm and people say and do things around her all the time that they otherwise would not say in front of others.

This leaves her with a bevy of information that can make or break the mere mortal. :) This actress is wonderful as this character and it is a poignant tale. There is an underlying tale and almost many stories within the story in this film. I just hope that if someone does decide to make an American/English version of this film it is not the vein of Three Men and a Baby that would definitely do a disservice to this FILM, A must see.....

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