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Rive droite, rive gauche (1984)

Paul is a successful lawyer. Among others he represents is the investor Pervillard. In spite of being married Paul falls in love with a young lady named Sacha.

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Philippe Labro
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gérard Depardieu ... Paul Senanques
Nathalie Baye ... Alexandra 'Sacha' Vernakis
Carole Bouquet ... Babée Senanques
Bernard Fresson ... Le 'Président' François-René Pervillard
Charlotte de Turckheim ... Catherine
Jacques Weber ... Guarrigue - l'associé de Paul
François Bernheim François Bernheim ... Landau
Jacques Boudet ... Le ministre
Marcel Bozonnet Marcel Bozonnet ... Michel Monblanc
Daniel Colas Daniel Colas ... Franchet
Marc de Jonge Marc de Jonge ... Jaffré
Philippe Laudenbach ... L'animateur
Robert Bruce Robert Bruce ... Bobby
Claude Lecat Claude Lecat ... Marie
Roland Oberlin Roland Oberlin ... Marlat
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Paul is a successful lawyer. Among others he represents is the investor Pervillard. In spite of being married Paul falls in love with a young lady named Sacha.

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France

Language:

French

Release Date:

31 October 1984 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Right Bank, Left Bank See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France

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Films A2, T. Films See more »
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Mono

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Color
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8 April 2015 | by michaelt-culliganSee all my reviews

A slightly unusual role for Gérard Depardieu in that he plays Paul, an energetic and successful young lawyer. Among his clients is Pervillard (Bernard Fresson) a rich and powerful company president, and it's while he's working for him that Paul meets a young lady, Sacha (Nathalie Baye) who Pervillard has fired for not cooperating with his sexual advances.

Even though he is married, Paul falls heavily for Sacha and risks his career by making her case public and the two of them begin an affair. When Paul's wife becomes aware of what is happening, the sparks begin to fly.

Like so many French movies, this is carefully paced rather than hurtling towards a conclusion; it needs to be savoured in order to be properly enjoyed. But, when the leading actors are as able as these four, it is more than worthwhile.


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