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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.

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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 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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Nelly: [In a fancy restaurant] There are more waiters than customers here.
Monsieur Arnaud: That explains the prices. You saved my life,
[by giving him a back massage]
Monsieur Arnaud: so that ruled out McDonald's.
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A gorgeous young woman, an older man's respectful desire...
13 August 2000 | by Peegee-3See all my reviews

What a beautiful, tender film...melancholy in tone, with an underlying sense of passion! I was so moved by it I was inspired to write a poem . There might be those (militant feminists, perhaps) who would object to the theme of an older man yearning (but discreetly) for a beautiful much younger woman...but I found it not only true to life, but humanly evocative. What a genius for film-making...Claude Sautet..("Un Coeur En Hiver" his masterpiece, in my opinion). He will be sadly missed. Thank you and farewell, M.Sautet.


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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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Gross USA:

$955,300

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$955,300
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Dolby

Color:

Color (Fujicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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