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Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud (1995)

When Nelly, a woman being just divorced, meets by chance M. Arnaud, a mature salesman just retired, begins a strange and special relationship between the two personalities.

Director:

Claude Sautet
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 6 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Emmanuelle Béart ... Nelly
Michel Serrault ... M. Pierre Arnaud
Jean-Hugues Anglade ... Vincent Granec
Claire Nadeau Claire Nadeau ... Jacqueline
Françoise Brion ... Lucie
Michèle Laroque ... Isabelle
Michael Lonsdale ... Dolabella
Charles Berling ... Jerôme
Jean-Pierre Lorit ... Christophe
Michel Albertini Michel Albertini ... Djamel
Coraly Zahonero Coraly Zahonero ... Marianne
Graziella Delerm Graziella Delerm ... Laurence
Olivier Pajot Olivier Pajot ... Jean-Marc
Alexandre Chappuis Alexandre Chappuis ... Luc
Karine Foviau Karine Foviau ... Sandrine
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When Nelly, a woman being just divorced, meets by chance M. Arnaud, a mature salesman just retired, begins a strange and special relationship between the two personalities. Written by Volker Boehm

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Quotes

[To Nelly, as he hands her the conclusion of his manuscript]
Arnaud: Here's the end. Read it, make cuts, but spare the sentences I like. You'll recognize them. They're underlined.
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Warm wonderful story
22 June 2000 | by Mitch-38See all my reviews

Michel Serrault, of whom I have the highest regard for his great talent, hits yet another home run with this role. He portrays a wealthy widower, who per chance, meets a sweet young woman, many years his junior. Nellie needs a job and Mr. Arnaud needs an editor. The wonderful friendship that these two engage in, is so sweet and affecting; it'll remind even the most independent person that friends are as real and precious as gold. Mr. Serrault's character has a humor drier than sherry. A very good film.


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Country:

France | Italy | Germany

Language:

French

Release Date:

21 June 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Nelly and Mr. Arnaud See more »

Filming Locations:

Chantilly, Oise, France See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$955,300

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$955,300
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

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Color (Fujicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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