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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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Cast

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 ... 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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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

27 August 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Le beau mariage See more »

Filming Locations:

Ballon, Sarthe, France See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The second of director Éric Rohmer's six "Comedies et Proverbes" series of movies of the 1980s. The other five, in chronological order, are The Aviator's Wife (1981), Pauline at the Beach (1983), Full Moon in Paris (1984), Summer (1986) and Boyfriends and Girlfriends (1987). See more »

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Followed by Full Moon in Paris (1984) See more »

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Le beau mariage (danse)
Written by Ronan Girre
Performed by Ronan Girre
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Le Charme discret de la bourgeoisie...
6 September 2001 | by fanniSee all my reviews

A simple story placed in a windy village in the outskirts of Paris: a story which could have happened nowadays. A 25 years old girl not nice, but very strong minded who decides to get married to matter to whom. You perceive different worlds and environments: high and low bourgeoisie, the capital and the suburbs and in the middle a person with his problems, ideas, opinion, sentiments. It is a sweet and clever film and Rohmer is a master in describing his characters: you feel all the French great cultural tradition behind him.


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