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My Uncle Benjamin (1969)
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Frankreich 17.Jh: Landarzt Benjamin liebt die reizende Gastwirtstochter Manette. Doch Manette kennt ihn als unverbesserlichen Schürzenjäger und verlangt vor der Liebe die Heirat. Als ... See full summary »

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Claude Jade ...
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Rosy Varte ...
Paul Frankeur ...
Alfred Adam ...
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Carlo Alighiero ...
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Robert Dalban ...
Jean-Pierre, l'aubergiste
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Madame Chapelle
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Frankreich 17.Jh: Landarzt Benjamin liebt die reizende Gastwirtstochter Manette. Doch Manette kennt ihn als unverbesserlichen Schürzenjäger und verlangt vor der Liebe die Heirat. Als Benjamin bereit ist, verweigert Manettes geiziger Vater seine Tochter. Doch der junge Hector hilft dem beim Marquis in Ungnade gefallenen Benjamin. Am Ende folgt Manette ihrem Benjmain auch ohne Trauschein ins Exil. Written by Cisnadie <Karl.Fleischer@munich.netsurf.de>

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Welcome back, old friend
1 August 2000 | by (Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Canada) – See all my reviews

Like the viewer Gilles, from Paris, I have seen many times this film on late night TV when I was a teenager in the 1970's. It was one of my favorite film. More than 20 years later, I just saw it again on late night TV and I was surprise how I was familiar to all the jokes, the words, the acting, just like I was with a very old friend. This is a beautiful film! There's a sparkle to it that makes it unforgettable. Also, I think that the caracter Benjamin, played by singer Jacques Brel, looks a lot like his wonderful songs. Brel was never a great actor, but here, he seems to play himself in a very warm way. The rest of the cast is also unique. Now, I have this on tape and I will see my old friend anytime I want.


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