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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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Patrice Legendre
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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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Rated R for brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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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)
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Abysmal
14 August 1998 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

Virtually unwatchable. Normally Merchant produces and Ivory directs. When they switch rôles, bad things happen.


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