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Jacquot de Nantes (1991)

PG | | Biography, Drama | 25 June 1993 (USA)
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Jacquot Demy is a little boy at the end of the thirties. His father owns a garage and his mother is a hairdresser. The whole family lives happily and likes to sing and to go to the movies. ... See full summary »

Director:

Agnès Varda

Writers:

Jacques Demy (memoirs), Agnès Varda
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Philippe Maron Philippe Maron ... Jacquot 1
Edouard Joubeaud Edouard Joubeaud ... Jacquot 2
Laurent Monnier Laurent Monnier ... Jacquot 3
Brigitte De Villepoix Brigitte De Villepoix ... Marilou, la mere
Daniel Dublet Daniel Dublet ... Raymond, le pere
Clément Delaroche Clément Delaroche ... Yvon 1
Rody Averty Rody Averty ... Yvon 2
Hélène Pors Hélène Pors ... Reine 1
Marie-Sidonie Benoist Marie-Sidonie Benoist ... Reine 2
Jérémie Bernard Jérémie Bernard ... Yannick 1
Cédric Michaud Cédric Michaud ... Yannick 2
Julien Mitard Julien Mitard ... Rene 1
Jérémie Bader Jérémie Bader ... Rene 2
Guillaume Navaud Guillaume Navaud ... Cousin Joel
Fanny Lebreton Fanny Lebreton ... La petite refugiee
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Jacquot Demy is a little boy at the end of the thirties. His father owns a garage and his mother is a hairdresser. The whole family lives happily and likes to sing and to go to the movies. Jacquot is fascinated by every kind of show (theatre, cinema, puppets). He buys a camera to shoot his first amateur film... An evocation of French cineast Jacques Demy's childhood and vocation for the cinema and the musicals. Written by Yepok

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

25 June 1993 (USA) See more »

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Jacquot See more »

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Gross USA:

$149,200
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A tribute to Agnès Varda's husband of 33 years, Jacques Demy. The scenes of Demy's childhood were shot in the actual house that he grew up in. See more »

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Features Lola (1961) See more »

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Tout va très bien Madame la Marquise
Music by Paul Misraki
Lyrics by Bach, Henry Laverne and Paul Misraki
Performed by Ray Ventura
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A summary of a great director
1 September 2001 | by Anders-3See all my reviews

Director Agnés Varda gives a loving picture of her husband Jacques Demy's teens in rural Nantes. Little Jacques (or Jacquot) grows up obsessed with his interest in movies and the idea of making his own.

As just a little boy he makes his own animated stories. Now and then his childhood adventures turns into a movie, and instead we see small scenes from his later classic movies; Lola, The Young Girls Of Rochefort and others. For example at one scene at his fathers garage when a customers picks up his car : suddenly we see a scene with a garage from "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg", with the same dialogue.

Jacques Demy and Agnes Varda made the movie together. He provided with stories from his childhood, and she wrote the manuscript. It is a very beautiful little film about childhood and about a little kid obsessed with his movies.


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