A musical drawing room farce set in Paris in October, 1925. Gilberte, in middle-age, flirts with men but loves her husband Georges, wishing he were more demonstrative. He's negotiating a ... See full summary »
Sarah tells Paul that she wants out of their marriage; the next day she disappears. A year later and Paul along with their children return to his childhood town to start anew after the loss of his wife and their mother.
A young woman who is in love with a married doctor becomes dangerous when her attempts to persuade him to leave his wife are unsuccessful. However, when things are seen from his point of view, the real situation becomes clear.
Samuel Le Bihan,
Michèle, 20 years old, feels terrible after having broken up with her boy-friend. She meets Francois, who's a veterinarian and jewish. Michèle decides to convert into Judaism because she ... See full summary »
Val is 23 years old and full of dreams. She travels to New York to become an actress. She is lonely in a strange country, in a strange city, with little money and no friends. In her path, ... See full summary »
The Château d'Anet is a French château near Dreux built for Diane de Poitiers, the mistress of Henry II of France. It was a gift to her from the king and was built on the site of former château at the centre of the lands of Diane's deceased husband, Louis de Brézé, seigneur d'Anet. See more »
French Romantic Comedies of late are inevitably more charming, but still as generic as their shrill Hollywood cousins. This is no exception with interesting issues like the absence of motherly love and the isolation of today's singles only hinted at, while the usual knee-jerk narrative devices take over up to the feel-good ending.
With its likable cast, some nice little ideas and Berri's fluent if unmemorable direction, the whole slight affair is easy to swallow, but remains too bland to provoke any deeper emotions.
But in French RomComs, at least, there's no Matthew McConaughey in sight.
5 out of 10 grandmotherly breasts
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