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Jacquot de Nantes (1991)

PG  |   |  Biography, Drama  |  25 June 1993 (USA)
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Jacquot Demy is a little boy at the end of the thirties. His father owns a garage and his mother is a hairdresser. The whole family lives happily and likes to sing and to go to the movies. ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Philippe Maron ...
Jacquot 1
Edouard Joubeaud ...
Jacquot 2
Laurent Monnier ...
Jacquot 3
Brigitte De Villepoix ...
Marilou, la mere
Daniel Dublet ...
Raymond, le pere
Clément Delaroche ...
Yvon 1
Rody Averty ...
Yvon 2
Hélène Pors ...
Reine 1
Marie-Sidonie Benoist ...
Reine 2
Jérémie Bernard ...
Yannick 1
Cédric Michaud ...
Yannick 2
Julien Mitard ...
Rene 1
Jérémie Bader ...
Rene 2
Guillaume Navaud ...
Cousin Joel
Fanny Lebreton ...
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Jacquot Demy is a little boy at the end of the thirties. His father owns a garage and his mother is a hairdresser. The whole family lives happily and likes to sing and to go to the movies. Jacquot is fascinated by every kind of show (theatre, cinema, puppets). He buys a camera to shoot his first amateur film... An evocation of French cineast Jacques Demy's childhood and vocation for the cinema and the musicals. Written by Yepok

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A tribute to Agnès Varda's husband of 33 years, Jacques Demy. The scenes of Demy's childhood were shot in the actual house that he grew up in. See more »

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A summary of a great director
1 September 2001 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

Director Agnés Varda gives a loving picture of her husband Jacques Demy's teens in rural Nantes. Little Jacques (or Jacquot) grows up obsessed with his interest in movies and the idea of making his own.

As just a little boy he makes his own animated stories. Now and then his childhood adventures turns into a movie, and instead we see small scenes from his later classic movies; Lola, The Young Girls Of Rochefort and others. For example at one scene at his fathers garage when a customers picks up his car : suddenly we see a scene with a garage from "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg", with the same dialogue.

Jacques Demy and Agnes Varda made the movie together. He provided with stories from his childhood, and she wrote the manuscript. It is a very beautiful little film about childhood and about a little kid obsessed with his movies.


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