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Cocktail Molotov (1980)

R | | Drama | 26 April 1981 (USA)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Elise Caron Elise Caron ... Anne
François Cluzet ... Bruno
Philippe Lebas Philippe Lebas ... Frédéric
Geneviève Fontanel Geneviève Fontanel ... Anne's mother
Henri Garcin Henri Garcin ... Bernard, Anne's stepfather
Michel Puterflam Michel Puterflam ... Anne's father
Marco Perrin ... Le C.R.S.
Stefania Casini ... Anna-Maria
Armando Brancia ... Frederic's father
Christian Clavier ... Le Beatnick
Frédérique Meininger ... Doctor
Patrick Chesnais ... Rucker
Jenny Clève ... Frederic's mother
Malène Sveinbjornsson Malène Sveinbjornsson ... Little Sister
Patrick Depeyrrat Patrick Depeyrrat ... Le fils du C.R.S.
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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

26 April 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Molotovin cocktail See more »

Filming Locations:

Venice, Veneto, Italy

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Alexandre Films,Films A2 See more »
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Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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Was listed as an upcoming release by the Criterion Collection in 2000. To this day it has yet to be released by them. See more »

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Follows Peppermint Soda (1977) See more »

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Let's Go
Produced by Michael Z. Gordon
Performed by The Routers
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Road movie that goes nowhere
12 August 2002 | by taylor9885See all my reviews

Diane Kurys made some good films in the 70's and 80's, but this isn't one of them. It's five years after the events of Diabolo-menthe, Kurys's first film, and Anne is about 18. She wants to get away from her devouring mother and live the life of a kibbutznik in Israel. It's the spring of 1968 and France is in chaos from the student uprisings, which she only half-supports.

Anne and her two school pals get only as far as Northern Italy, where their car is stolen. Short of cash, they must get back home to Paris, where another reality awaits her--she's pregnant. Simple story, no great interest in the telling of it. Elise Caron, who plays Anne, has a strong resemblance to Brian Jones, and she's not much of an actress. Francois Cluzet is very good as the smarter one of her pals. If you want a good Kurys film, try Coup de foudre or the really superb La Baule-les-Pins, which has one of Nathalie Baye's best performances.


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