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Miquette et sa mère (1950)

In 1900, Miquette, the pretty daughter of the widow Grandier, decides to become an actress after seeing a play performed by the Monchablon theatre company. Unfortunately, Madame Grandier ... See full summary »

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Gaston Arman de Cavaillet (play), Henri-Georges Clouzot (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Louis Jouvet ... Monchablon
Bourvil ... Urbain de la Tour Mirande
Saturnin Fabre ... Le marquis Aldebert de la Tour Mirande
Danièle Delorme Danièle Delorme ... Miquette Grandier
Mireille Perrey ... Madame veuve Hermine Grandier
Pauline Carton ... Perrine
Jeanne Fusier-Gir Jeanne Fusier-Gir ... Mademoiselle Poche - une cliente
Madeleine Suffel Madeleine Suffel ... Noémie
Maurice Schutz ... Panouillard
Pierre Olaf Pierre Olaf ... Le jeune premier
Paul Barge Paul Barge ... L'abbé
Raymond Dandy Raymond Dandy ... Pierre (as Dandy)
Jean Berton Jean Berton ... (as Berton)
Léon Larive Léon Larive ... Le suisse
Léonce Corne Léonce Corne ... Le militaire à la représentation du 'Cid'
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Storyline

In 1900, Miquette, the pretty daughter of the widow Grandier, decides to become an actress after seeing a play performed by the Monchablon theatre company. Unfortunately, Madame Grandier has other plans, knowing that the old Marquis de la Tour Mirande is eager to maker her his mistress.

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In gay Paree that's hotter than colder, Lived a Marquis much older than bolder. Along came Miquette with her trim silhouette. And he became more bolder than older!

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Comedy

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

14 April 1950 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Miketa i njena majka See more »

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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Watch it anyway!
13 March 2013 | by didierfortSee all my reviews

All right, this is not exactly what one is looking for when watching Clouzot's stuff.

But… actors are under control, pace is fast, the story raises many smiles, everybody is doing a very fine job with all the necessary craftsmanship.

All in all, it's probably the weakest of Clouzot's creations, but a very good, pleasant and smiling movie, above the average, as a light hearted comedy, of French (or anywhere else) cinema of the early 50's.

And seriously, how could anybody refuse to watch the trio Jouvet-Fabre-Bourvil?


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