MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 50 this week

Jours tranquilles à Clichy (1990)

 -  Drama  -  9 May 1990 (France)
4.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.9/10 from 369 users  
Reviews: 9 user | 2 critic

Expatriate Henry Miller indulges in a variety of sexual escapades while struggling to establish himself as a serious writer in Paris.

Director:

Writers:

(adaptation), (adaptation), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 200 titles
created 06 Aug 2011
 
a list of 393 titles
created 03 Sep 2011
 
a list of 1116 titles
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 257 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 3331 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Jours tranquilles à Clichy (1990)

Jours tranquilles à Clichy (1990) on IMDb 4.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Jours tranquilles à Clichy.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Dr. M (1990)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

In the not-too-distant future Berlin is shocked by a series of spectacular suicides; a policeman's investigations lead him to a beautiful, enigmatic woman and the revelation of a sinister ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol
Stars: Alan Bates, Jennifer Beals, Jan Niklas
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Five orphans in an orphanage don't want the authorities to break up the family they made of each other: Arthur, the eldest, who writes the advice column Dear Lola; Ben who eats paper; ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Kwapis
Stars: Andrew McCarthy, Jennifer Dundas, Charles Fields
Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A young woman falls down a staircase, and suddenly becomes... a nymphomaniac.

Director: Max Pécas
Stars: Sandra Julien, Janine Reynaud, Yves Vincent
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

The outline above is for a very good 2010 Chinese film with the English title A Beautiful Mistake, not for the 2000 Welch film with the English title A Beautiful Mistake.

Director: Marc Evans
Stars: James Dean Bradfield, Huw Bunford, John Cale
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

The film depicts the adventures of expatriate American writer Henry Miller and his friends, as they pursue art, money, food, and sex in Paris.

Director: Joseph Strick
Stars: Rip Torn, James T. Callahan, Ellen Burstyn
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Phillipe and Esther live an apparently idyllic life with their daughter, Elise. In an attempt to preserve this bliss, Phillipe decides that he and Esther should each have affairs, being ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol
Stars: Danièle Gégauff, Paul Gégauff, Clémence Gégauff
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Old college chums get together for a weekend reunion that is bound to open old wounds and perhaps heal them. New romances find a spark while old ones rekindle.

Director: Sharon Pollack
Stars: Monica Bell, Carol Schneider, Ellen McLaughlin
Kansas (1988)
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A young man returning home to attend a wedding hooks up with a drifter who turns out to be a violent bank robber. Before he knows it, the man finds himself involved in the robber's plans.

Director: David Stevens
Stars: Matt Dillon, Andrew McCarthy, Leslie Hope
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

The mad journey of a rebellious princess who ventures to work at a brothel to find the tattooed intruder she met on a fateful night.

Director: Hajime Hashimoto
Stars: Munetaka Aoki, Yuma Asami, Denden
Betty (1992)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

When Betty is caught en flagrante, her bourgeois in-laws and husband force a divorce settlement upon her and bar her from seeing her two daughters. She is rescued from an alcoholic stupor ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Chabrol
Stars: Marie Trintignant, Stéphane Audran, Jean-François Garreaud
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A champagne tycoon's (Furneaux) partner (Ronet) suspects his partner's gigolo husband (Perkins) of murders he's been framed for.

Director: Claude Chabrol
Stars: Anthony Perkins, Maurice Ronet, Yvonne Furneaux
Only You I (1992)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A man goes on vacation to find the right woman - and ends up having to choose between two of them!

Director: Betty Thomas
Stars: Tom McFadden, Andrew McCarthy, Joel Murray
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
Nys
Stéphanie Cotta ...
...
Ania Regentag
Eva Grimaldi ...
Yvonne
...
Edith
Giuditta Del Vecchio
...
Mario Adorf ...
Ernest Regentag
Elide Melli
Henri Attal
Jean-Marie Arnoux
Hélène Benayon
Jacques Brunet ...
Colette's father
Edit

Storyline

The American writer Joe arrives in Paris to research and write about Proust. He meets the Polish Karl and they become friends and costumers of brothels and restaurants. When the fifteen year-old Colette arrives in Paris, they both fall in love with her. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

| |

Language:

Release Date:

9 May 1990 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Quiet Days in Clichy  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

(Eastmancolor)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

References Jules and Jim (1962) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Miller fans, avoid this at all costs
10 May 2004 | by See all my reviews

As a big fan of Henry Miller, I must vehemently trash this movie. The director misses the point of the novel completely, and instead INVENTS a tediously pretentious story around the most basic elements of Miller's book. It's an embarrassment, really. Miller and Carl's poverty is such a factor in the book, yet the movie's setting is extravagant and overblown. I had thought that the 1970 version was a poor facsimilie, but I see that that film at least attempted to capture the down-and-out feel of the book, the crudeness of Miller's language in that particular telling, and made some effort to follow the plot of the book. Andrew McCarthy is a snivelling newt with no charisma. McCarthy as Miller? I was cringing the entire time. I couldn't even bear to fast-forward the second half of this version. Dear god, avoid this waste of everyone's time. Why did the director even bother?


13 of 27 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Jours tranquilles à Clichy (1990) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?