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Jours tranquilles à Clichy (1990)

Expatriate Henry Miller indulges in a variety of sexual escapades while struggling to establish himself as a serious writer in Paris.

Director:

Claude Chabrol

Writers:

Claude Chabrol (adaptation), Ugo Leonzio (adaptation) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Andrew McCarthy ... Henry Miller, AKA Joey
Nigel Havers ... Alfred Perlès, AKA Karl
Barbara De Rossi ... Nys
Stéphanie Tchou-Cotta Stéphanie Tchou-Cotta ... Colette Ducarouge (as Stéphanie Cotta)
Isolde Barth ... Ania Regentag
Eva Grimaldi ... Yvonne
Anna Galiena ... Edith
Giuditta Del Vecchio Giuditta Del Vecchio
Stéphane Audran ... Adrienne
Mario Adorf ... Ernest Regentag
Elide Melli Elide Melli
Henri Attal Henri Attal
Jean-Marie Arnoux Jean-Marie Arnoux
Hélène Benayon Hélène Benayon
Jacques Brunet Jacques Brunet ... Colette's father
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Storyline

The American writer Joe arrives in Paris to research and write about Proust. He meets the Polish Karl and they become friends and costumers of brothels and restaurants. When the fifteen year-old Colette arrives in Paris, they both fall in love with her. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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France | Italy | Germany

Language:

French

Release Date:

9 May 1990 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Quiet Days in Clichy See more »

Filming Locations:

Calvados, France See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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softcore child porn which probably didn't need to be re-adapted into film
19 January 2016 | by dailyshampoo48See all my reviews

this is not a terrible film, and probably even a good one, but couldn't help but question the ethical issues of translating this particular novel into film. charbrol seems all too ready to exploit his underage actress, which does tell the story effectively, but then begs the question, why tell this story at all? probably such concepts as "age of consent" are somewhat arbitrary, but then again most very young women who have sexual experiences with older men as young teenagers don't exactly appreciate it, and appreciate it even less in hindsight.

had to delete from my hard drive for obvious reasons, won't be watching again in the foreseeable future.


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