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Rude journée pour la reine (1973)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Simone Signoret ... Jeanne
Jacques Debary ... Albert
Olivier Perrier Olivier Perrier ... Julien
Orane Demazis ... Catherine
Christiane Rorato Christiane Rorato ... Mathilde
Alice Reichen Alice Reichen ... Rose
André Valtier André Valtier ... Charles
Michel Peyrelon Michel Peyrelon ... Georges
Arlette Chosson Arlette Chosson ... Annie
Denise Bonal Denise Bonal ... Armande Thouars
Pierre Leomy Pierre Leomy ... Monsieur Thouars
Abdellah Badis Abdellah Badis ... Dan
Jean-Pierre Duperray Jean-Pierre Duperray ... Un copain (as Jean-Pierre Dupeyrret)
Giancarlo Pannese Giancarlo Pannese ... Aldo
Thomas Vincent ... Le petit Flatters
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Country:

France | Switzerland

Language:

French

Release Date:

6 December 1973 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Rough Day for the Queen See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

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1.66 : 1
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The queen
6 October 2011 | by dbdumonteilSee all my reviews

In his first movie "La Vieille Dame Indigne" (1965,from Brecht),René Allio showed an old lady who ,after spending her whole life taking care of her family ,spent the last eighteen months of her life living for herself (buying a car,going to the pictures ....)

Jeanne can't do that:will she be able to do that someday? Jeanne has charge of her old folks,her husband is a watchman : her stepson,Julien , went to prison and his fiancée is pregnant.Her life ,in spite of the title is stark and mediocre.She works in a cinema where they show Terence Young's "Mayerling" .She lives an imaginary life where her relatives become notably Franz-Josef and Rodolphe in spoofs on the Hapsburg tragedy .She turns the fiancée into a thriller heroine. When today's life becomes unbearable,the only way to go on is to invent your own life :vicariously living is a way to survive .

Gerard Depardieu appears in the buff in a short scene.


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