MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 7,962 this week

Uranus (1990)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  October 1991 (USA)
6.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.9/10 from 776 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 6 critic

After World War II, a small French village struggles to put the war behind as the controlling Communist Party tries to flush out Petain loyalists. The local bar owner, a simple man who ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

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

Related News

French Filmmaker Berri Dead At 74
| WENN

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 100 titles
created 02 Jun 2012
 
a list of 55 titles
created 18 Nov 2012
 
a list of 1267 titles
created 08 Mar 2013
 
a list of 292 titles
created 09 May 2013
 
list image
a list of 174 titles
created 11 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Uranus" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Uranus (1990)

Uranus (1990) on IMDb 6.9/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Uranus.

User Polls

7 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Fugitives (1986)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Coming out from jail, Lucas has decided to change his life and behave like a good citizen. But when he is taken hostage in a bank by a hare-brained robber, no cops can believe he is not ... See full summary »

Director: Francis Veber
Stars: Pierre Richard, Gérard Depardieu, Jean Carmet
A Housekeeper (2002)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

After his wife leaves him for another man, Jacques hires a housekeeper, Laura, to keep his Paris apartment in order. As he starts increasing her hours and spending more time with her on her... See full summary »

Director: Claude Berri
Stars: Jean-Pierre Bacri, Émilie Dequenne, Brigitte Catillon
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A beautiful but shy shepherdess plots vengeance on the men whose greedy conspiracy to acquire her her father's land caused his death years earlier.

Director: Claude Berri
Stars: Yves Montand, Emmanuelle Béart, Daniel Auteuil
La machine (1994)
Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Marc Lacroix is a psychiatrist, a student of the brain, with a rocky marriage, a mistress, and a ten-year-old son. He also has a secret laboratory where he's built a machine he thinks will ... See full summary »

Director: François Dupeyron
Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Nathalie Baye, Didier Bourdon
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A car dealer, well-to-do and with a beautiful wife, finds himself attracted to his rather plain new temporary secretary. Despite her own commitments she feels the same and the two soon ... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Blier
Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Josiane Balasko, Carole Bouquet
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Camille, a naive schoolgirl meets an intiguing influence in Joelle, a slightly older and much more experienced spirit. Camille follows her new friend through the discovery of sex and the ... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Blier
Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Anouk Grinberg, Michel Blanc
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Two men break out of prison; a rival gang ambushes them. One is mortally wounded and tells the other, Mickey, to take him to the estate of a retired robber, Noel, who lives in comfort with ... See full summary »

Director: Alain Corneau
Stars: Yves Montand, Gérard Depardieu, Catherine Deneuve
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Director: Francis Girod
Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Souad Amidou, Hakim Ghanem
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Dossignan is a very zealous rural priest. The dean Menou-Segrais tries to keep him reasonable. But Dossignan will be tempted by Satan, then will try to save the soul of Mouchette, a young ... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Pialat
Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Sandrine Bonnaire, Maurice Pialat
The ComDads (1983)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Unable to find her runaway son, a woman deceives two of her ex-lovers from her youth, a mild-mannered teacher and a tough journalist, that each is the real father in order to obtain their ... See full summary »

Director: Francis Veber
Stars: Pierre Richard, Gérard Depardieu, Anny Duperey
The Goat (1981)
Adventure | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

When the accident-prone daughter of a French businessman disappears in Brazil and the detective sent down to find her returns empty-handed, the businessman's company psychologist comes up ... See full summary »

Director: Francis Veber
Stars: Pierre Richard, Gérard Depardieu, Pedro Armendáriz Jr.
Deux (1989)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

The manager of a contemporary music composer falls in love with the real estate agent with whom he is looking for a house in Paris. But both have been used to living an independent life: ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Zidi
Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Maruschka Detmers, Michelle Goddet
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michel Blanc ...
René Gaigneux
...
Léopold Lajeunesse
...
Archambaud
...
Watrin
Gérard Desarthe ...
Maxime Loin
Michel Galabru ...
Monglat
Danièle Lebrun ...
Mme Archambaud
...
Jourdan
Daniel Prévost ...
Rochard
Yves Afonso ...
Le brigadier
Myriam Boyer ...
Mme Gaigneux
Dominique Bluzet ...
Michel Monglat
Florence Darel ...
Marie-Anne Archambaud
...
Mégrin, l'avocat
Josiane Lévêque ...
Andréa Lajeunesse
Edit

Storyline

After World War II, a small French village struggles to put the war behind as the controlling Communist Party tries to flush out Petain loyalists. The local bar owner, a simple man who likes to write poetry, who only wants to be left alone to do his job, becomes a target for Communist harassment as they try and locate a particular loyalist, and he pushes back. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

October 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Urano  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Gross:

$342,198 (USA)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Featured in One Hundred and One Nights (1995) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
the war that never ended
12 January 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Claude Berri scratches a few old war wounds in this complex but absorbing drama, set in a small, heavily damaged French town during the period of deprivation and deadly political power struggles following the German occupation. The conflict had united several rivals against a common enemy, but afterward there was influence to be won and scores to be settled, and the question of who resisted and who collaborated would lead to more than one expedient death. It takes a while for the film to introduce all the characters and conflicting loyalties, but once underway it develops considerable steam before the inevitable tragic conclusion. The irony is that the people shown to suffer most are those without any politics at all, like the half-mad, aspiring poet played by Gérard Depardieu, who can chew his way through scenery like no other actor. His unrestrained performance adds an energetic lift to the otherwise thoughtful drama; by contrast, his co-stars in the excellent ensemble cast appear to be sleepwalking.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
English subtitle, please! gbercse
Discuss Uranus (1990) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?