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Charlotte et Véronique, ou Tous les garçons s'appellent Patrick (1959)

Two French college girls each meet a boy named Patrick and quickly realize that it is less a coincidence then they think.

Director:

Jean-Luc Godard

Writer:

Éric Rohmer (scenario)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Jean-Claude Brialy ... Patrick
Anne Collette ... Charlotte
Nicole Berger ... Véronique
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Storyline

Students Veronique and Charlotte meet the same man separately, who makes a date with each of them separately the next evening. When they both show up, he shows up, too, with a third woman. Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

6 May 1959 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

All the Boys Are Called Patrick See more »

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Les Films de la Pléiade See more »
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Mono

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This short film is featured on the Criterion Collection DVD for A Woman Is a Woman (1961). See more »

Quotes

Charlotte: All the boys are named Patrick.
Véronique: All the boys are named Patrick.
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Referenced in Wanderlust (2006) See more »

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All the Boys Are Called Patrick
29 April 2008 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

All the Boys Are Called Patrick (1959)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

Simple twenty-minute short from Godard about two female friends who meet the same guy on the same day but don't know that the dates they've set up for the next day is with that same man. This is a pretty good little film that moves along very quickly and contains some good dialogue and performances. I was really impressed with the two women in the film played by Anne Collette and Nicole Berger. Both women turn in strong performances and best of all is that they make both characters very memorable. Jean-Claude Brialy also does a fine job in his role. I really don't think there's anything too overly special about the film and it really doesn't even look or feel like the work of Godard but for what it is the film is worth viewing.


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