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Beau Pere (1981)

Beau-père (original title)
After her mother dies, fourteen-year-old Marion falls in love with her stepfather, Remy.

Director:

Bertrand Blier

Writers:

Bertrand Blier, Bertrand Blier (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick Dewaere ... Rémi Bachelier
Ariel Besse Ariel Besse ... Marion
Maurice Ronet ... Charly
Geneviève Mnich Geneviève Mnich ... Simone (as Genevieve Mnich)
Maurice Risch Maurice Risch ... Nicolas
Macha Méril ... La maîtresse de maison (anniversaire) (as Macha Meril)
Rose Thiéry Rose Thiéry ... Madame Doullens (as Rose Thiery)
Pierre Le Rumeur Pierre Le Rumeur ... Le pédiatre (as Pierre Lerumeur)
Yves Gasc Yves Gasc ... Monsieur Doullens
Michel Berto Michel Berto ... Le professeur
Catherine Alcover Catherine Alcover ... La doctoresse de SOS Médecins
Henri-Jacques Huet Henri-Jacques Huet ... Le gérant du restaurant international
Jacques Rispal Jacques Rispal ... Le chauffeur de taxi
Nathalie Baye ... Charlotte
Nicole Garcia ... Martine
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Storyline

Remy is morose, nearing 30 with his career as a musician going nowhere and his eight-year marriage to Martine souring. Then, Martine dies in a car crash, and Marion, her 14-year-old, wants to stay rather than move to her father's. Remy likes the idea: he loves her, he's raised her, and she offers him emotional responsibility. Marion's father objects, but she's willful, so he relents. Soon, she tells Remy she finds him attractive, that she's now "a woman," and why can't they be lovers. Remy is appalled, but weakens, missing her when she spends Christmas with her dad. What if they do become lovers? What next? And what if a women more his age enters the picture? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

11 October 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Beau Pere See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Original certificate (France 1981): -13. See more »

Alternate Versions

Fabrice Luchini appeared in the film as a homosexual but his scenes were deleted. See more »

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Referenced in Léon: The Professional (1994) See more »

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Quelques Pas Dans La Neige
Written and Performed by Philippe Sarde Et Orchestre
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Forget it
1 April 2003 | by DrdotKSee all my reviews

Please! Give me a break. The cast is dead, stiff and waxy looking. A weak premise that she is so demanding, that no one could deny her, is preposterious. This film is not erotic. It had to be made by 10-year-olds. What a waste of time, not to mention celloid.


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