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Le miroir a deux faces (1958)

A teacher runs an ad in the newspaper to find a wife. Afraid of beautiful ladies, he weds an ugly woman. After a car accident, he meets a doctor who offers to reveal his wife's beauty.

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André Cayatte

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André Cayatte, Jean Meckert (dialogue) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michèle Morgan ... Marie-José Vauzange-Tardivet
Bourvil ... Pierre Tardivet
Ivan Desny ... Gérard Durieu
Georgette Anys Georgette Anys ... Marguerite Benoît
Julien Carette ... Albert Benoît (as Carette)
Georges Chamarat Georges Chamarat ... Georges Vauzange
Elisabeth Manet Elisabeth Manet ... Véronique Vauzange-Durieu
Jane Marken ... Madame Vauzange
Marcel Pérès Marcel Pérès ... Le bistrot
Sylvie ... Mme Tardivet
Bruno Balp Bruno Balp ... L'instituteur
Charles Bouillaud Charles Bouillaud ... Un professeur
Pierre Brice ... Jacques
Catherine Candida Catherine Candida ... Le modèle
Corrado Guarducci Corrado Guarducci ... Le maître d'hôtel à Venise
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A teacher runs an ad in the newspaper to find a wife. Afraid of beautiful ladies, he weds an ugly woman. After a car accident, he meets a doctor who offers to reveal his wife's beauty.

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Country:

France | Italy

Language:

French

Release Date:

15 October 1958 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The Mirror Has Two Faces See more »

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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Connections

Remade as The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996) See more »

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Barbra's is a LOOSE interpretation
29 January 2019 | by dayskySee all my reviews

In the movie industry, you have to cover your bases so as not to get sued. Barbra Streisand's remake has a few plot similarities, but it's definitely not a remake. It reminds me of a choose-your-own adventure book. The story begins and you come to a fork in the road. If you go this way, the story ends happily. But if you go that way, disaster!

I recommend watching them both.They each have their merits and will leave you thinking and comparing long after the final credits.


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