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 »
Two whimsical, aimless thugs harass and assault women, steal, murder, and alternately charm, fight, or sprint their way out of trouble. They take whatever the bourgeois characters value: ... See full summary »
Two babies are switched at birth. When the mistake is discovered 12 years later, it leads to complications in the lives of both families. One family is affluent, with dutiful and (... See full summary »
When they realize the times are changing, five crooks decide to switch from bank robberies to personality abductions. Among their hostages are singer Johnny Hallyday and an ambassador in ... See full summary »
Quatre amis, Etienne, Daniel, Simon et Bouly ont du mal à grandir et, la quarantaine révolue, continuent de se jouer des tours. Etienne, qui est toujours resté fidèle à sa femme, tombe ... See full summary »
Louis, a nine-year-old boy from Paris, spends his summer vacation in a small town in Brittany. His mother Claire has lodged him with her girlfriend Marcelle and her husband Pelo while she's... See full summary »
Jean Doucet is a popular schoolmaster teaching in a small town in Normandy. At least he was... Until the day one of his pupils, Catherine Roussel, a garage owner's daughter, accuses him of ... See full summary »
The frozen body of Paul Fournier is discovered in Greenland where he had disappeared during a scientific expedition in 1905. Perfectly conserved he is brought back to life in the 1960s. His... See full summary »
Louis de Funès,
Dr. Benjamin Rathery, an eternal bachelor, spends his time at his sister's place, enjoying life. He is none too happy about the wedding plans made for him though. He is to be married with ... See full summary »
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
The first picture is a painting ,while a voice over tells us that ,when king Louis XV was reigning,France was the country of the Douceur de Vivre .An idyllic view ,which must be far from the reality,but who cares? This is a vivid picaresque story,full of Joie de Vivre,which features singer Jacques Brel as a bon vivant, a womanizer fond of the bottle,but who falls for the innkeeper's daughter,played by Truffaut's protégée ,Claude Jade.Besides he is a doctor,who treats the Poor for free.His worst enemy is the Marquis de Cambyse who humiliates him by forcing him to kiss his a.....The wind of the soon-to-come revolution is softly blowing in the wind.But it does blow.
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