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Mon homme (1996)

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In Lyon, where many are unemployed, Marie is a prostitute who loves her work: she's thoughtful and exuberant toward clients old and young, slim or flabby. One night, a homeless man sleeps ... See full summary »

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Anouk Grinberg ...
Marie Abarth
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Jeannot
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Sanguine
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Jean-François
Dominique Valadié ...
Gilberte
Jacques François ...
2nd Client
Michel Galabru ...
3rd Client: Armoire
Robert Hirsch ...
M. Hervé
Bernard Fresson ...
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Gilbert's Client
Bernard Le Coq ...
Inspecteur Marvier
Jean-Philippe Écoffey
Daniel Colas
Erick Desmarestz
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In Lyon, where many are unemployed, Marie is a prostitute who loves her work: she's thoughtful and exuberant toward clients old and young, slim or flabby. One night, a homeless man sleeps in the foyer of her apartment house; she gives him a hot meal, then a place on the floor to sleep by her radiator, then she offers herself. She falls in love, giving him new life, clothes, a place to live. When he grouses that he must bar hop while she uses the flat for her work, she finds them a larger flat. He grows restless, seducing a manicurist and pressing her to prostitution. He's arrested for procuring, so Marie must decide what to do; he, too, must face the consequences of his choices. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Jeannot: It is said that a pimp doesn't work. But he does: he bangs.
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Emotion and tenderness : Blier paint human's hearts
20 March 2005 | by (France) – See all my reviews

The cinema of Blier will never age, like the smile of Mona Lisa. Vinci put on the canvas the secrecy of the heart of this woman, and, in "Mon Homme", there is the same shamelessness, Bertrand Blier expose his characters and strips until their hearts... There is tenderness, all the tenderness of the world, as in the "Voyage to the end of the night" of Louis Ferdinand Céline. It is a black film, a pink film... The setting in scene is splendid and the images are extremely neat, splendid. This film is an explosive mixture of beauty, tenderness, shamelessness and emotions :So only a few people can love this movie and can appreciate Blier (not the Blier of "the balls" or "tenue of soirée", of course...)


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