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Le parfum d'Yvonne (1994)

How the life of Victor Chmara toppled during the course of a single day during the summer of 1958 ?

Director:

Patrice Leconte

Writers:

Patrice Leconte, Patrick Modiano (novel)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Pierre Marielle ... Dr. Rene Meinthe
Hippolyte Girardot ... Victor Chmara
Sandra Extercatte Sandra Extercatte ... Yvonne Jacquet (as Sandra Majani)
Richard Bohringer ... Yvonne's Uncle
Paul Guers ... Daniel Hendrickx
Corinne Marchand ... Tilleuls Patron
Philippe Magnan ... Pulli
Claude Derepp Claude Derepp ... Roger Fossorie
Claude Aufaure Claude Aufaure ... Spaniel Headed Man
Isabelle Tinard Isabelle Tinard ... Tounette
Luc Palun Luc Palun ... Jacky
Didier Lafaye Didier Lafaye ... Concierge at the Hermitage
Louis-Marie Audubert Louis-Marie Audubert ... Singer
Marie Cosnay Marie Cosnay ... Avenir Barmaid
Jean-Paul Nicolaï Jean-Paul Nicolaï ... Diiscontented Neighbour
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How the life of Victor Chmara toppled during the course of a single day during the summer of 1958 ?

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simply beautiful, music, actors everything the best movie ever
19 November 2005 | by ohobergSee all my reviews

If I would have the choice to take only one movie with me on the famous lonely island I would take this one. The director Leconte succeed to show what's really about in a relationship between a man and a woman. And that 's very difficult to show, very difficult.

And the beautiful actors, scene, Music ( Bach, Aznavour etc.)

To my mind it's not necessary to know from where the acting people are coming, and to be honest, after watching this movie more than twenty times for example I still don't know in which things Dr. Rene Meinthe is involved. The film shows the morbidity and noblesse in those times simply wonderful.

It's a little bit different from the novel but that doesn't matter. So enjoy. And of course it's a french one. Or does anyone of you really believe that you can make an erotic or at least a love scene between Britt Pit and Angela Dohle, that would look alike a frog is kissing an Allien. But that'a different thing.


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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

23 March 1994 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The Scent of Yvonne See more »

Filming Locations:

Lake Geneva, Switzerland See more »

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2.35 : 1
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