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Le Bonheur ()

Le bonheur (original title)
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François, a young carpenter, lives a happy, uncomplicated life with his wife Thérèse and their two small children. One day he meets Emilie, a clerk in the local post office.

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François Chevalier
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Émilie Savignard
Marcelle Faure-Bertin ...
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Manon Lanclos
Sylvia Saurel
Marc Eyraud ...
J. Forestier - le frère de François
Christian Riehl
Paul Vecchiali ...
Paul
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Yvonne Dany ...
(uncredited)
Claire Drouot ...
Thérèse Chevalier (uncredited)
Olivier Drouot ...
Pierrot Chevalier (uncredited)
Sandrine Drouot ...
Gisou Chevalier (uncredited)

Directed by

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Agnès Varda

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Agnès Varda ... ()

Produced by

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Mag Bodard ... producer

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Jean-Michel Defaye

Cinematography by

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Claude Beausoleil
Jean Rabier

Film Editing by

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Janine Verneau

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Daniele Grimberg ... assistant editor (as Danielle Grimberg)
Martha Lourdes Osorio ... assistant editor

Production Design by

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Hubert Monloup

Costume Design by

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Claude François

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Serge Groffe ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Pascal Bazart ... assistant production manager
Michel Choquet ... unit production manager
Philippe Dussart ... production manager
Jeanne Marie Olivier ... assistant production manager

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Jean-Paul Savignac ... assistant director

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Joseph Gerhard ... set designer
Charles Merangel ... set designer

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Antoine Bonfanti ... sound assistant
Robert Cambourakis ... sound assistant
Louis Hochet ... sound
Alex Pront ... sound recordist

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Yves Agostini ... assistant camera: to Claude Beausoleil
Paul Bonis ... assistant camera: to Jean Rabier
Marcel Dindault ... gaffer
Bernard Largemain ... key grip
Jean-Louis Malige ... assistant camera: to Claude Beausoleil
Helga Romanoff ... still photographer
Claude Zidi ... assistant camera: to Jean Rabier / camera operator

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Laurence Clairval ... wardrobe
Agnès Soulet ... wardrobe

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ... music (as W.A. Mozart)

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Francine Corteggiani ... continuity
Annie Maurel ... assistant script
Ursule Molinaro ... english subtitles: US release version
Catherine Savignac ... assistant script

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Plot Summary

Francois is a young carpenter married with Therese. They have two little children. All goes well, life is beautiful, the sun shines and the birds sing. One day, Francois meets Emilie, they fall in love and become lovers. He still loves his wife and wants to share his new greater happiness with her. Written by Yepok

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Taglines Seule, une femme pouvait oser faire ce film See more »
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Also Known As
  • Happiness (United States)
  • Le Bonheur (United States)
  • Happiness (World-wide, English title)
  • Le Bonheur (World-wide, English title)
  • Le Bonheur (United Kingdom)
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  • 79 min
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Trivia The movie François and Therese are going to see starring Brigitte Bardot and Jeanne Moreau is Viva Maria! (1965) See more »
Goofs Therese states that they can see a new movie with Jeanne Moreau and Brigitte Bardot. That movie would have to be Viva Maria. However, Viva Maria was released in November 1965 while this film was released in February 1965. Therese could not see a movie at that time that wouldn't be released for nine more months. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in The Beaches of Agnès (2008). See more »
Soundtracks Adagio and Fugue in C minor - KV 546 See more »
Quotes François Chevalier: Do you think Mom's dress is beautiful?
Pierrot Chevalier: Beautiful like Mom.
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