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À gauche en sortant de l'ascenseur (1988)

Yan is a successful artist. One day he is waiting for his date Florence to turn up at his apartment. As the doorbell rings, he finds another young woman in underwear on his doorstep: his ... See full summary »

Director:

Édouard Molinaro

Writers:

Gérard Lauzier (play), Gérard Lauzier (screenplay)
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Cast overview:
Pierre Richard ... Yann Ducoudray
Richard Bohringer ... Boris
Emmanuelle Béart ... Éva
Fanny Cottençon ... Florence Arnaud
Pierre Vernier Pierre Vernier ... André Arnaud
Jean-Michel Dupuis Jean-Michel Dupuis ... Jean-Yves
Martine Maximin Martine Maximin ... Marilda
Albert Simono Albert Simono ... L'automobiliste
Aïna Walle Aïna Walle ... Natacha
Eric Blanc Eric Blanc ... Un agent de police
Michel Creton Michel Creton ... Le brigadier
Mireille Audibert Mireille Audibert ... La femme de la galerie
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Yan is a successful artist. One day he is waiting for his date Florence to turn up at his apartment. As the doorbell rings, he finds another young woman in underwear on his doorstep: his neighbor Eva! She tells him she locked herself out of her apartment and insists that he helps her. Whilst Yan is trying to enter Eva's apartment via their adjoining balcony, his phone rings. It is Florence, and she is not impressed when a female voice answers the phone. At this point, Eva's rabidly jealous boyfriend Boris returns home. Seeing Yan in his apartment, he deduces that Eva has been having an affair behind his back. Florence then turns up and Yan tries in vain to explain the situation. By chance, Florence's husband suddenly puts in an appearance. After that, it all starts to get a bit complicated. Written by ealefebre@iname.com

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

31 August 1988 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Door on the Left as You Leave the Elevator See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Delightful Emmanuelle Béart French Comedy
21 February 2002 | by macnificoSee all my reviews

This was the first time I saw Emanuelle Béart, and I have been a fan of her work since then. This is the kind of comedy the french are famous for. Witty dialogue, absurd situations, surprises every few minutes... you get the point. It WILL entertain you.


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