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Femmes Fatales (1976)

Calmos (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy | 23 September 1977 (USA)
Two men flee to the countryside to escape their sexual duties and settle for a quiet, rustic life.

Director:

Bertrand Blier

Writers:

Bertrand Blier (original scenario and dialogue), Philippe Dumarçay (original scenario and dialogue)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Pierre Marielle ... Paul Dufour
Jean Rochefort ... Albert
Bernard Blier ... Le curé
Brigitte Fossey ... Suzanne Dufour
Claude Piéplu ... L'ancien combattant
Pierre Bertin Pierre Bertin ... Le chanoine
Michel Peyrelon Michel Peyrelon ... Le P.D.G.
Dora Doll ... L'adjudante / Sergeant
Micheline Kahn Micheline Kahn ... Geneviève
Jacques Rispal Jacques Rispal ... L'assassin
Jacques Denis Jacques Denis ... Un maquisard
Sylvie Joly Sylvie Joly ... La médecin chef
Claudine Beccarie ... La cliente cossue
Gérard Jugnot ... Un suiveur
Dominique Davray ... Une employée du laboratoire
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Storyline

Two men flee to the countryside to escape their sexual duties and settle for a quiet, rustic life.

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The New Film From the Director of "Going Places" See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

23 September 1977 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Femmes Fatales See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Bertrand Blied directed his own father Bernard Blier in this movie. See more »

Soundtracks

Départ Pour Le Maquis
Written by Georges Delerue and Slam Stewart
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An amazing movie...but hard to see
26 July 2002 | by rudensteSee all my reviews

I saw this movie a long time ago when it was billed as "Femmes Fatales". I remember it as one of the most bizarrely amusing films I've ever seen. While perhaps not as sophisticated as Blier's later efforts, as I remember, it had a crude power and was a scathing look at male/female relations: a kind of cinematic exploration of the male id done with great honesty and comic bravura. I wish I could see it again...but I've never seen it offerred anywhere. It doesn't seem to be on VHS or DVD. If anyone knows where to get it I wish they'd post it here.


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