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La dilettante ()


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Pierrette Dumortier, a woman of character but weak-willed and defenseless against boredom, decides one fine day to leave her husband and her bourgeois life in Switzerland to return to Paris.... See more »

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Pierrette Dumortier
Sébastien Cotterot ...
Éric
Barbara Schulz ...
Nathalie Dumortier
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M. Delaunay
Christian Morin ...
Edmond Robert
Nathalie Lafaurie ...
Marcelle
Paul Minthe ...
Prêtre en soutane
Vania Vadim ...
Philippe (as Vania Plemiannikov)
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Edmond Thibault
Clément Thomas ...
L'avocat de Pierrette
Armelle ...
Le juge d'instruction
Aymard Du Vivier ...
Député Trémond
Roger Trapp ...
Maître Donizetti, expert
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Le président du tribunal
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Thérèse Rambert
Didier Bezace ...
Le père Ferro
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Bénévole de la mission
Odette Laure ...
Zoé de la Tresmondière
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André Ackerman, l'antiquaire
Reinhardt Wagner ...
Chauffeur de taxi
Valériane de Villeneuve ...
Principale du collège
Michèle Garcia ...
Gestionnaire du collège
Myriam Moszko ...
Surveillante du collège
Sophie Forte ...
Secrétaire de la directrice
Clément Weill-Raynal ...
Journaliste TV
Jean Cortot ...
L'aimable passant
Marthe Philip Guiderdoni ...
Domestique chez Rambert 1
Isabelle Giami ...
Domestique chez Rambert 2
Hélène Roussel ...
Mme Delaunay
Michel Tugot-Doris ...
M. Georges
Edith Perret ...
Femme mission 1
Hong Mai Thomas ...
Femme mission 2 (as Thomas Hong-Maï)
Marion Cerquant ...
Secrétaire mission 1
Ariane Rousseau ...
Secrétaire mission 2
Michèle André ...
Mme de Sambreuse
Sophie Mounicot ...
Prof de gym 1
Marie Vincent ...
Prof de gym 2
Corinne Corson ...
La patronne du Zanzibar
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Musicien guitariste
Jean-Lou Descamps ...
Musicien violoniste
Daniel Fernandez-Alvarez ...
Musicien au bandonéon
Omar Dawson ...
Jeune homme de la galerie
Josette Ménard ...
La bonne de Zoé
Gérard Hernandez ...
Inspecteur de police
Frédéric Casellas ...
Adjoint de l'inspecteur
Valérie Flan ...
La détenue au Chasseur Français
Marie-Jo Boubarne ...
Une gardienne de prison
Mathilde Hochet ...
Pierrette enfant
Victoria Lafaurie ...
Marcelle enfant
André Thorent ...
Maître Couturier
Vanessa Bettane ...
Conseillère de Maître Couturier
François Jerosme ...
Photographe procès 1
Charles Senard ...
Photographe procès 2
Nathalie Larcher ...
La passante

Directed by

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Pascal Thomas

Written by

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Jacques Lourcelles ... (writer)
 
Pascal Thomas ... (writer)

Produced by

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Nicole Firn ... executive producer
Frédéric Sichler ... producer
Pascal Thomas ... producer
Daniel Toscan du Plantier ... producer
Hubert Watrinet ... executive producer

Music by

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Reinhardt Wagner

Cinematography by

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Christophe Beaucarne

Film Editing by

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Catherine Dubeau
Sylvie Lager

Editorial Department

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Jeanne Moutard ... assistant editor

Casting By

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Laurent Soulet

Production Design by

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Frédéric Duru
Denis Mercier

Set Decoration by

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Charles Senard

Costume Design by

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Catherine Bouchard
Laurence Esnault ... assistant costume designer
Maud Molyneux

Makeup Department

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Christine Dendeleuf ... hair stylist
Lise Gaillaguet ... makeup artist
Chantal Leothier ... makeup artist (as Chantal Léothier)
Philippe Mangin ... hair stylist
Sandrine Masson ... hair stylist
Linda Reif ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Aimeric Bonello ... unit manager
Matthieu de la Mortière ... unit manager (as Mathieu de la Mortière)
Nicole Firn ... production manager
Hubert Watrinet ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Olivier Horlait ... first assistant director
Joseph Rapp ... assistant director

Sound Department

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André Cappello ... sound recordist
Philippe Fabbri ... sound
Judith Guittier ... foley artist
Jean-Paul Hurier ... re-recording mixer
Lionel Le Bras ... sound mixer (as Lionel Le bras)
Benjamin Legrand ... sound (as Benjamin Millier-Legrand)
Laurent Lévy ... foley artist
Jeanne Moutard ... sound editor
Olivier Struye ... sound
Bernadette Thiboud ... sound editor
Dominique Warnier ... sound

Camera and Electrical Department

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François Adler ... assistant camera
Fabrice Anut ... grip
Arnaud Borrel ... still photographer
Guillaume Deffontaines ... assistant camera
Franck Fiquet ... electrician
Manuel Gaspar ... electrician
Eric Gies ... electrician (as Eric Giès)
Maxime Jouy ... assistant camera
Jean-Pierre Lacroix ... gaffer
Eric Nové ... grip
Laurent Passera ... grip
Jérôme Prébois ... still photographer
Michel Rodas ... assistant camera

Music Department

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Bruno Mercere ... music mixer

Other crew

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Nicole Heitzmann ... production administrator
Patrick Lemaire ... groupman

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Pierrette Dumortier, a woman of character but weak-willed and defenseless against boredom, decides one fine day to leave her husband and her bourgeois life in Switzerland to return to Paris. She settles in the studio of her son in the suburbs, finds work in a college, meets the reconstituted rich family of his daughter, falls in love with a priest, sleeps with the fiance of his daughter and, after several adventures, is manipulated by a shady antiquarian, which will lead her to prison.

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Also Known As
  • Pelo Prazer de Viver (Brazil)
  • Dyletantka (Poland)
Runtime
  • 118 min
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Goofs Around 01:04:00, Pierrette drinks and the amount of champagne is at the level of her finger. Around 01:04:10, the amount of champagne is higher. See more »
Movie Connections Spoofs Taxi (1998). See more »

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