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Le meilleur de la vie (1985)

Two quarreling lovers from opposite sides of the economic scale take central stage in this drama about Veronique and Adrien. Veronique is wealthy and from the provinces, Adrien is ... See full summary »

Director:

Renaud Victor

Writers:

Renaud Victor (scenario), Charles Boyadjian (scenario) | 4 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sandrine Bonnaire ... Véronique
Jacques Bonnaffé ... Adrien
Jean-Marc Bory ... Le père de Véronique
Marie-Christine Barrault ... La mère de Véronique
Julie Jézéquel Julie Jézéquel ... Solange
Jenny Clève ... La mère d'Adrien
Renaud Victor Renaud Victor ... L'inconnu
Yann Dedet Yann Dedet ... Henri
Valérie Dumas Valérie Dumas ... Colette
Victor Charlier Victor Charlier ... Le pianiste
Philippe Bianco Philippe Bianco ... Le vieil homme
Michel Springer Michel Springer ... Hervé
Pierre Hossein Pierre Hossein ... Un ami de Véronique au cinéma
Jean-Michel Carton Jean-Michel Carton ... L'employé du train postal
Julien Lecaçon Julien Lecaçon ... L'ami du café
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Storyline

Two quarreling lovers from opposite sides of the economic scale take central stage in this drama about Veronique and Adrien. Veronique is wealthy and from the provinces, Adrien is impoverished and his ancestors come from Brittany. In spite of their different backgrounds, the two fall in love, marry, and eventually have a baby girl. At just about that time, Veronique decides to go back to school, and Adrien becomes both mother and father to their baby. Unable to cope with Veronique's new-found intellectual friends and different lifestyle, Adrien clashes with her, and their arguments lead to a separation for awhile. The two then get back together again, but not for long. It is on a return trip from visiting his mother in Brittany that Adrien's life undergoes a dramatic change, and his story takes an equally unexpected turn. Written by J Grimshaw

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Genres:

Drama

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Details

Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

22 May 1985 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

...la meilleur de la vie... See more »

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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