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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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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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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Faux pas.
22 July 2003 | by dbdumonteilSee all my reviews

This is ,among Clouzot's relatively small filmography (11 movies) ,the most disappointing effort.There's nothing from his magic touch here.Reigning supreme over French suspense movies ("le corbeau" "diaboliques" "le salaire de la peur"),his art becomes ineffective when it comes to bittersweet albeit bland comedies like this one.The good cast (Louis "quai des orfèvres" Jouvet,Bourvil and Danielle Delorme does not make up for this trite story of an ingenue and these light-hearted gallantries .Probably the only Clouzot movie which is not worth watching.


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