Reluctantly, a sulky adolescent returns to her parents' house for yet another boring summer vacation, dabbling in desire and the art of desirability, eventually mixing reality with vision, caged fantasies with the fierce female sexuality.
In Paris, unhappy movie actress Catherine Crachat becomes infatuated with the mathematician Pierre Indemini, but then breaks up with him. After a film shoot in Vienna, Catherine stays with ... See full summary »
This is a good example of what can be called the "French politically correct cinema." A young Arab (A "beur" ), completely unscrupulous ,tries to use his girlfriend's bourgeois parents ,to make his way of life.Edwige,the young girl ,is of course sick and tired of her bourgeois milieu,in the grand tradition of the post-68 ideology.
He makes a manful attempt to crack the commercial coconut ( the big business of the Easter market,the chocolate hens(!)).He tries to convince his pals that they can earn much more money that way.
Perhaps,if France had had someone like Billy Wilder ,it would have succeeded...perhaps...or at least Etienne Chatiliez..
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