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A Gorgeous Girl Like Me (1972)

Une belle fille comme moi (original title)
Stanislas Previne is a young sociologist, preparing a thesis on criminal women. He meets in prison Camille Bliss to interview her. Camille is accused to have murdered her lover Arthur and ... See full summary »

Director:

François Truffaut

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Henry Farrell (novel), François Truffaut (adaptation) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Bernadette Lafont ... Camille Bliss
Claude Brasseur ... Maître Murene
Charles Denner ... Arthur
Guy Marchand ... Roger, aka Sam Golden
André Dussollier ... Stanislas Prévine
Anne Kreis Anne Kreis ... Hélène
Philippe Léotard ... Clovis Bliss
Gilberte Géniat Gilberte Géniat ... Isobel Bliss
Michel Delahaye Michel Delahaye ... Marchal
Danièle Girard Danièle Girard ... Florence Golden
Jérôme Zucca Jérôme Zucca ... L'enfant cinéaste amateur
Gaston Ouvrard Gaston Ouvrard ... Le vieux gardien de prison / Old prison warder
Martine Ferrière ... La secrétaire de la prison / Prison Secretary
Jacob Weizbluth Jacob Weizbluth ... Alphonse, le muet / Alphonse, the mute
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Storyline

Stanislas Previne is a young sociologist, preparing a thesis on criminal women. He meets in prison Camille Bliss to interview her. Camille is accused to have murdered her lover Arthur and her husband Clovis. She tells Stanislas her life and her love affairs... Written by Yepok

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Comedy | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

13 September 1972 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

A Gorgeous Bird Like Me See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Referenced in Frances Ha (2012) See more »

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Une belle fille comme moi
Music by Jacques Datin
Lyrics by Jean-Loup Dabadie
(Editions Igloo-Marouani)
Performed by Bernadette Lafont (uncredited)
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A jet black comedic gem
10 November 1998 | by Tito-8See all my reviews

This is one of the best French comedies that I have ever come across. Most of the humour here is pretty silly stuff, but somehow it works, thanks in large part to Lafont's outstanding performance. But what makes this film a truly great piece of work is the unforgettable ending, a finish that cements it as one of the best black comedies that you'll ever see.


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