MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 3,231 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 782 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 2421 titles
created 17 Aug 2011
 
a list of 292 titles
created 09 May 2013
 
list image
a list of 174 titles
created 04 Oct 2013
 
list image
a list of 9998 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 1512 titles
created 4 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... 

Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

About two couples, longtime friends un which both husbands engage un long-term affairs

Director: Claude Berri
Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Daniel Auteuil, Nathalie Baye
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
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
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
Adventure | Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A young boy's life in turn-of-the-century France. Marcel, witnesses the success of his teacher father, as well as the success of his arrogant Uncle Jules. Marcel and family spend their ... See full summary »

Director: Yves Robert
Stars: Philippe Caubère, Nathalie Roussel, Didier Pain
Adventure | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In a time of war and disease, a young officer gallantly tries to help a young woman find her husband.

Director: Jean-Paul Rappeneau
Stars: Olivier Martinez, Juliette Binoche, Pierre Arditi
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Veronique, living with her divorced mother, is going on holiday to Mauritius with her father. To impress a local boy, Benjamin, she manages to complicate the situation by making up stories ... See full summary »

Director: Gérard Lauzier
Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Marie Gillain, Catherine Jacob
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 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
Adventure | Biography | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Every holiday Marcel and his family go to their cottage in the Provence (France). He likes the hills in this region. Before they arrive at the cottage they have to walk about 5 miles. With ... See full summary »

Director: Yves Robert
Stars: Julien Ciamaca, Philippe Caubère, Nathalie Roussel
Ménage (1986)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A bisexual petty criminal named Bob encounters a married couple arguing in a bar. Bob breaks up the fight and proceeds to seduce first the wife and then the husband. Then Bob teaches the ... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Blier
Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Michel Blanc, Miou-Miou
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Director: Philippe Labro
Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Nathalie Baye, Carole Bouquet
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A woman thrown out of a car by her husband and a surgeon repairing his car are meeting at a highway rest stop. Both are slowly coming closer.

Director: François Dupeyron
Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Gérard Depardieu, André Wilms
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

 
France after the war
17 October 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Claude Berri has given us some fine pictures in the past; this is one of his very best. Aymé's novel had been very cynical, Berri keeps the tone and adds some fiery acting by Depardieu as Leopold the doomed barkeeper to create a lovely film. Hiding a collaborator might have been the focal point of some other film, but here it's almost secondary to the vicious intrigue going on among Communists, Pétain fanciers and others who just want to survive. It's a delight to see Berri showing Rochard, the Communist stalwart who had denounced so many, reporting Leopold to the police as having given shelter to Maxime Loin, then Leopold hires Rochard to help him in the bar: very funny and very pointed satire.

The performances are all so good. Michel Galabru as the oily, vicious Monglat, the profiteer whom everyone fears but whom everyone curries favor with is superb. Fabrice Luchini as the doctrinaire Communist Jourdan has hollow cheeks and horrible button eyes; he looks like one of the demented saints in El Greco's paintings. Michel Blanc as Gaigneux, the more realistic Party member, is solid--he not only wants to navigate the swift currents of politics, but is looking for love from Archambaud's daughter.


12 of 13 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:
?