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Le sauvage (1975)

Caracas, Venezuela. Just after her engagement with Vittorio, Nelly runs away from him. As he pursued her, she looks for help to Martin, a French middle-aged man she met by accident. He ... See full summary »

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Jean-Paul Rappeneau (scenario), Élisabeth Rappeneau (scenario) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Yves Montand ... Martin
Catherine Deneuve ... Nelly
Luigi Vannucchi Luigi Vannucchi ... Vittorio
Tony Roberts ... Alex Fox
Bobo Lewis Bobo Lewis ... Miss Mark
Dana Wynter ... Jessie Coutances
Gabriel Cattand Gabriel Cattand
Vernon Dobtcheff ... Coleman
Luis Gerardo Tovar Luis Gerardo Tovar ... Ribeiro
Geoffrey Carey Geoffrey Carey ... (as Jeffrey Carey)
Toni Maestri Toni Maestri
Rina Franchetti Rina Franchetti
Luisa Maris Luisa Maris
Aurora Maris Aurora Maris
Carlo Plattner Carlo Plattner
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Caracas, Venezuela. Just after her engagement with Vittorio, Nelly runs away from him. As he pursued her, she looks for help to Martin, a French middle-aged man she met by accident. He helps her to escape and drives her to the airport and gives her a plane ticket to Paris. Then he thinks he can go back to his peaceful lonely life on his island. Of course, he is wrong and will be bothered again by Nelly... Written by Yepok

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Why Does This Man Keep Throwing the Most Beautiful Woman in the World Off His Island? HE'S CRAZY ABOUT HER!


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Country:

France | Italy

Language:

French | English | Spanish

Release Date:

April 1977 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lovers Like Us See more »

Filming Locations:

Caracas, Venezuela See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono | Stereo (restored version)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Final film of Dana Wynter. See more »

Connections

Remade as The Savage See more »

Soundtracks

Chitarre Miezz'a Via
Music by Michel Legrand
Lyrics by Puziello Alberti
Sung by Armando Valsani
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Deneuve is a Goddess

After an unsuccessful engagement party Nelly (Catherine Deneuve) leaves his fiancée and hiding in the Hotel, meeting Martin (Yves Montand) who help her to run of his angry and abandoned Italian guy...so she goes to your former Boss to receive your money for late payment, but he don't pay her,so she has to stolen a expensive and famous Toulouse Lautrec's painting and looking Martin again to sell it,but he didn't have enough money,but somehow end up on a isolate island where Martin lives an easy life...now he has to send away this disturbed woman...to live in peace!!!Silly but watchable Romantic comedy from these great french actors.


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