A black and white movie that shows a young tailor (Arthur) who falls for a beautiful stage actress (Marie-Julie) and thinks about quitting everything for her, including the old tailor who raised and taught him.

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Cast overview:
Arthur Igual ...
Arthur
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Marie-Julie
Albert Igual ...
Albert (as Grand Albert)
Sylvain Creuzevault ...
Sylvain
Lolita Chammah ...
Lolita
Evelyne Lequesne ...
Suzanne
Laurent Laffargue ...
Le metteur en scène
Gilbert Beugniot ...
Monsieur Gilbert
Iris Trystram ...
La comédienne
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La jeune fille
Sabina Sciubba ...
La musicienne
Pablo Saavedra ...
Le musicien
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A black and white movie that shows a young tailor (Arthur) who falls for a beautiful stage actress (Marie-Julie) and thinks about quitting everything for her, including the old tailor who raised and taught him.

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6 October 2010 (France)  »

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Little Tailor  »

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Almost back to the 19-Sixties
1 June 2012 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

'Petit Tailleur' (= French for 'small tailor') borrows a lot from the 'Nouvelle vague' film-trend, dating from the early 19-Sixties.

Back then, 'Nouvelle vague' (= French for 'new wave') significantly changed the way of filming. By using a pessimistic tone, suggesting that mankind is unable to change its destiny. By emphasizing on moods and impressions instead of on a solid storyline. By an extended use of close-ups. By a black-and-white shooting, contradicting the glorious colors from the previous decade.

All these elements return to 'Petit Tailleur', making it to an enjoyable gem of 45-minutes length. The only com temporary element I could discover was the behavior of female lead Lea Seydoux: she behaves much more independently than her sisters from the 19-Sixties.


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