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La puritaine (1986)

Director:

Jacques Doillon

Writers:

Jean-François Goyet (scenario and dialogue), Jacques Doillon (scenario and dialogue)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Michel Piccoli ... Pierre
Sabine Azéma ... Ariane
Sandrine Bonnaire ... Manon
Laurent Malet ... François
Brigitte Coscas Brigitte Coscas ... La taille de Manon
Anne Coesens ... La voix de Manon
Corinne Dacla Corinne Dacla ... L'oreille de Manon
Jessica Forde ... La main de Manon
Vinciane LeMen Vinciane LeMen ... La fille au charbon
Kitty Kortes-Lynch Kitty Kortes-Lynch ... Les petits orteils
Nicole Persy Nicole Persy ... Les yeux de Manon
Pascale Salkin Pascale Salkin ... L'absence de Manon
Pascale Tison Pascale Tison ... La soeur de la fugueuse
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Country:

France | Belgium

Language:

French

Release Date:

3 December 1986 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The Prude See more »

Filming Locations:

Antwerp, Flanders, Belgium

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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disappointingly dreadful
14 November 2005 | by film_ophileSee all my reviews

ooh, i feel so bad dissing this film because the director, Jacques doillon, gave me one of my the very favorite film experiences of my life, with Ponette. well, this film was made a decade before ponette and i saw it tonight in a 'doillon week'at the brattle theater in Cambridge mass. exc. acting but a script with a crucial 'revelation' that was so stupid and obtuse that all the patient waiting through the artsy 'what went before' felt completely wasted once the film reached this point. a 19 yr old girl has left her father(a theater director) and home, disappeared for a year without explanation, and now returns to see him. a lot of histrionics for nothing. perhaps it was done more tongue-in-cheek than i realized, or perhaps there was a sophisticated message referring to 20th c. French drama; if so, i obviously missed those messages.


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