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A Week's Holiday (1980)

Une semaine de vacances (original title)
R | | Drama | 2 June 1980 (France)
Laurence, a young schoolteacher from Lyons, takes a week's leave. During the break, she reflects on her career and her personal life.

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Bertrand Tavernier
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nathalie Baye ... Laurence Cuers
Gérard Lanvin ... Pierre
Flore Fitzgerald Flore Fitzgerald ... Anne
Michel Galabru ... Mancheron
Jean Dasté ... Le père de Laurence
Marie-Louise Ebeli Marie-Louise Ebeli ... La mère de Laurence
Philippe Delaigue Philippe Delaigue ... Jacques, le frère de Laurence
Geneviève Vauzeilles Geneviève Vauzeilles ... Lucie
Philippe Léotard ... Le docteur Sabouret
Philippe Noiret ... Michel Descombes
Jean-Claude Durand Jean-Claude Durand ... Philippe
Catherine Anne Duperray Catherine Anne Duperray ... Josiane Lalande, le professeur chahuté (as Catherine-Anne Duperray)
Jean Sourbier Jean Sourbier ... André
André Mortamais André Mortamais ... Le client
Thierry Herbivo Thierry Herbivo ... Jean Mancheron
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Laurence, a young schoolteacher from Lyons, takes a week's leave. During the break, she reflects on her career and her personal life. Written by Gary Couzens <gjcouzens@btinternet.com>

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

2 June 1980 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

A Week's Vacation See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Une semaine ailleurs
Written by Eddy Mitchell and Pierre Papadiamandis
Performed by Eddy Mitchell
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good film - I liked it
9 April 1999 | by len-26See all my reviews

Although my memory is somewhat hazy (I saw this movie 17 years ago.), the concept of being stuck in a rut caught my attention. When the heroine takes her vacation, it is not just from work but from her personal life as well. I remember thinking about how her self-assessment would not have been as effective had she maintained her personal contacts during that time.


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