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(2002)

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When Louise shows a photo of her former employer, it is a picture of Romy Schneider.
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This is the third time that Danielle Darrieux has played Catherine Deneuve's mother, following The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967) and Le lieu du crime (1986).
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Pierette (Fanny Ardant) tells Augustine (Isabelle Huppert) that she looks like a woman from one of her romance novels, "La Dame Aux Camélias". Huppert actually played Alphonsine in Storia vera della signora dalle camelie, La (1980), an adaptation of that novel.
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Virginie Ledoyen, who played the pregnant character Suzon, actually was pregnant. Danielle Darrieux made a joke about that saying "Actually it was 'neuf femmes' and not huit".
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Director François Ozon wanted to make a remake of George Cukor's The Women (1939) but he changed his mind and later found the play written by Robert Thomas.
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In the German dub, the French actresses have been dubbed by 8 popular German actresses: Senta Berger (Gaby), Hannelore Elsner (Pierrette), Cosma Shiva Hagen (Catherine), Nina Hoss (Louise), Nicolette Krebitz (Suzon), Ruth-Maria Kubitschek (Mamy), Katja Riemann (Augustine), Jasmin Tabatabai (Mme Chanel).
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When Pierrette and Gaby roll on the floor and, after struggling violently, ended up starring a lesbian kiss, they who are kissing each other are actually Fanny Ardant and Catherine Deneuve, two fetish actresses for François Truffaut.
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Of the eight musical numbers, it's only two that all eight women are present for: Pierrette's and Mamy's. In contrast, the musical number with the least amount of characters present is Chanel's, as she's completely alone for its entire duration.
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Emmanuelle Béart was originally meant to play Pierrette.
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