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Entre Nous (1983)

Coup de foudre (original title)
In 1942 in occupied France, a Jewish refugee marries a soldier to escape deportation to Germany. Meanwhile a wealthy art student loses her first husband to a stray Resistance bullet; at the... See full summary »

Director:

Diane Kurys

Writers:

Diane Kurys (scenario and dialogue), Diane Kurys (adaptation) | 1 more credit »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Miou-Miou ... Madeleine
Isabelle Huppert ... Lena Weber
Guy Marchand ... Michel Korski
Jean-Pierre Bacri ... Costa Segara
Robin Renucci ... Raymond
Patrick Bauchau ... Carlier
Jacques Alric Jacques Alric ... Mr. Vernier
Jacqueline Doyen Jacqueline Doyen ... Mme Vernier
Saga Blanchard Saga Blanchard ... Sophie
Guillaume Le Guellec Guillaume Le Guellec ... René
Christine Pascal Christine Pascal ... Sarah
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Corinne Anxionnaz Corinne Anxionnaz
Jacques Blal Jacques Blal ... Lionel Feldman
Bernard Cazassus Bernard Cazassus ... Le chef de gare
Gérard Chambre Gérard Chambre ... Flirt
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Storyline

In 1942 in occupied France, a Jewish refugee marries a soldier to escape deportation to Germany. Meanwhile a wealthy art student loses her first husband to a stray Resistance bullet; at the Liberation she meets an actor, gets pregnant, and marries him. Lena and Madeleine meet at their children's school in Lyon in 1952 and the intensity of their relationship strains both their marriages to the breaking point. Written by English Showalter <showalte@crab.rutgers.edu>

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Genres:

Biography | Drama | War

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

6 April 1983 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Entre Nous See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$3,974,975, 31 December 1984
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The movie is based on Diane Kurys' parents and the woman that came between them. See more »

Goofs

At the celebration following Liberation, the U.S. flag has 50 stars. At that time there would have been a 48-star flag. See more »


Soundtracks

In the Mood
Written by Wingy Manone, Andy Razaf and Joe Garland
Performed by Glenn Miller
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this movie probably WON'T appeal to most men
24 August 2005 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

The movie concerns two women who survive WWII and form a friendship in post-war France. However, as the film unfolds, it seems that the underlying message is "men stink". While I would agree that there are a lot of lousy spouses, the movie just seemed way too "black and white" in presenting the women as victims. These husbands either squander their money on selfish pipe dreams or slap their wives silly and make passes at other women. The women put up with this abuse for a while, but find relief through affairs (such as a quickie on a train with a stranger) and ultimately divorce. This should really appeal to women who have lived through these types of marriages, but I can't help but want to shout "DON'T BLAME ME--I'M A GOOD GUY!!!".


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