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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.

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Claude Chabrol

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

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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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Version of Quiet Days in Clichy (1970) See more »

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Yawn!
26 December 1999 | by Munchies-2See all my reviews

Quite a boring movie about the life of Henry Miller and his friend Alfred who takes photos of prostitutes for a living in early century France. They hardly ever leave the brothel they live in.

Enter young Colette, a beautiful girl, what, 12, 14 years old at the most. They both marry her at a fake ceremony lead by the brothel's matron. They get all confused, and so did I

Boring as hell.


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