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A Good Marriage (1982)

Le beau mariage (original title)
Sabine vows to give up married lovers, and is determined to find a good husband. Her best friend Clarisse introduces her to her cousin Edmond, a busy lawyer from Paris. Sabine pursues ... See full summary »

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Éric Rohmer

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Éric Rohmer
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Complete credited cast:
Béatrice Romand ... Sabine
André Dussollier ... Edmond
Féodor Atkine ... Simon
Arielle Dombasle ... Clarisse
Huguette Faget Huguette Faget ... Maryse, Antique Dealer
Thamila Mezbah Thamila Mezbah ... Mother of Sabine
Sophie Renoir ... Lise
Hervé Duhamel Hervé Duhamel ... Frédéric
Pascal Greggory Pascal Greggory ... Nicolas
Virginie Thévenet Virginie Thévenet ... The Bride
Denise Bailly Denise Bailly ... Comtesse
Vincent Gauthier ... Claude
Anne Mercier Anne Mercier ... La secrétaire
Catherine Rethi Catherine Rethi ... Cliente
Patrick Lambert Patrick Lambert ... Voyageur
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Sabine vows to give up married lovers, and is determined to find a good husband. Her best friend Clarisse introduces her to her cousin Edmond, a busy lawyer from Paris. Sabine pursues Edmond, with the encouragement of Clarisse, but Edmond does not seem very interested. Written by Will Gilbert

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

27 August 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Good Marriage See more »

Filming Locations:

Ballon, Sarthe, France See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The second of Rohmer's six-part Comedies et Proverbes series. See more »

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a comical study of characters
12 April 2010 | by exfrauleinSee all my reviews

Beatrice Romand is a perfect cast for the hot-headed, impetuous, self-confident and immature young girl in the leading role, while Andre Dussollier plays the role of a quintessential bourgeois Frenchman, charming, courteous, discreet, and tactful. His tact has reached the point of being hypocritical which makes the audience exasperate for the young girl, who has been kept on tenterhooks for too long and would not take no for an answer. Her insistent and blind chase of a man who is obviously not interested in her is only made worse by the reticence of the object of her pursuit. Rohmer's films are usually wordy sometimes tedious, they suit only certain type of audience. This one is definitely not tedious. An interesting and comical study of manners and mentalities in different classes of French society of the late 20th century.


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