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The Proprietor (1996)

 -  Drama  -  9 October 1996 (USA)
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An expatriated French novelist (Jeanne Moreau) returns to Paris when she learns that her childhood home is being placed on the auction block. What she doesn't count on is that she has to ... See full summary »

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Adrienne Mark
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Virginia Kelly / 'Call me French' - Sally
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Harry Bancroft
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Elliott Spencer
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Millie Jackson
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Franz Legendre
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Willy Kunst
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William O'Hara
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An expatriated French novelist (Jeanne Moreau) returns to Paris when she learns that her childhood home is being placed on the auction block. What she doesn't count on is that she has to confront many old issues dating back to her childhood and bringing herself full circle to her present day life. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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A story of changing times, constant relationships, and reconciliation with the past.

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A Proprietária  »

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Will the Circle Be Unbroken
Written by Ada R. Habershon and Charles Gabriel (as Chas. H. Gabriel)
Performed by Nell Carter
Produced by Tony McAnany and Joel Moss
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Could have used a better supporting cast
13 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

First, I have to say I actually enjoyed this movie, and I would have given it 9/10. What problem I have with it is Sean Young. I love Jeanne Moreau, and have many of her movies. I just feel that this movie would have had better appeal if they had picked someone else for Sean Young's character. The premise of the film was good, and the other supporting cast members weren't too bad, but it seemed that Ms. Moreau had to try and carry most of the film on her own. Not an easy task, even from someone as talented as Ms. Moreau. The sad part is that Ms. Moreau's films take so long to come to DVD in the US. I have been a fan of french, and foreign, films for quite some time, and it is too bad that we don't have better support for foreign films in this country, so that they get released here. We are missing out on some great movies and actors. This film is worth seeing. Just don't judge the rest of the movie based on Ms. Young's performance. I hope it comes to DVD in the US some time soon.


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