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The Proprietor (1996)

R | | Drama | 9 October 1996 (USA)
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An expatriated French novelist (Jeanne Moreau) returns to Paris when she learns that her childhood home is being placed on the auction block. What she doesn't count on is that she has to ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Adrienne Mark
... Virginia Kelly / 'Call me French' - Sally
... Harry Bancroft
... Elliott Spencer
... Millie Jackson
... Franz Legendre
... Willy Kunst
... Judith Mark
Pierre Vaneck ... Raymond T.K
Marc Tissot ... Patrice Legendre
... William O'Hara
... New York - F. Freemder
... New York - Texans
... New York - Texans
... New York - Bobby
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An expatriated French novelist (Jeanne Moreau) returns to Paris when she learns that her childhood home is being placed on the auction block. What she doesn't count on is that she has to confront many old issues dating back to her childhood and bringing herself full circle to her present day life. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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A story of changing times, constant relationships, and reconciliation with the past.

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Rated R for brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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A Proprietária  »

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$113,649
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2.35 : 1
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If I Didn't Care
Written by Jack Lawrence
Performed by Marc Tissot
Arranged by Colin Good
by kind permission of Warner Chappell Music Limited
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An Americanized French film
15 October 2001 | by See all my reviews

If you see this film as a tv movie chances are the broadcaster's watermark will wipe out the subtitles, another reason to buy the video. When I saw this film for the first time I thought it was another American made girl flick so I occupied myself with other things(heh heh). The closing credits intrigued me however(Sean Young, Nell Carter, Aumont, Moreau) so I rented the video. I suppose I rated this a ten because I find most European films worthy of artistic praise, which is what this is, although it is obviously trying to serve an American audience. The French, in particular, have a way with invention that sidesteps stereotyping. Older people don't appear as saints or fools. Americans don't appear as total idiots. Youth isn't always blunt and naive. And life isn't telegraphed. So an otherwise boring girl flick turns into something worth watching.


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