Pierre Durois is a bumbling school teacher with an eye for the older female students; his father is a reputable surgeon who is running for Mayor. There's a film shooting crew in town and ... See full summary »
Jean is taken hostage at a bank by a foolish bank robber. As Jean left prison an hour earlier, the police assume he's the robber. Everything goes comically wrong. The robber's little daughter joins the fugitives.
An advertising photographer (Francois) has agreed to sell the poetic script of one of his friends to a porn-maker without his knowledge. But Christine, Francois' fiance, doesn't want him to... See full summary »
Alfred has always been down on his luck. An unlucky baby, he turns into... an unlucky child before metamorphosing into... an unlucky teenager! As an adult, he manages to become an architect... See full summary »
Pierre is a hotel cashier in Vichy, so shy that he answers an ad from the Psychology Institute and can't say no to the salesman, Aldo; he spends 6,000 francs on tapes, books, and a punching... See full summary »
The movie was actually released in 1973.This is Remo Forlani's only effort as a director .He was essentially a screenwriter .
"Juliette and Juliette" jumped on the woman's lib bandwagon ;it is a timid self-conscious attempt.Annie Girardot and Marlène Jobert are left to their own devices ,Pierre Richard serves as a foil to them ,with his very straight family .
Girardot works for a chic magazine,"Penelope" and does her "Dear Abby" act with her advice column ;they elect their "Penelope 73 girl" (Jobert);then the journalist "discovers" what the "true" life of a clerk is and ,by publishing a nude male "playmate" in the central pages of her rag,gets fired.That's the beginning of the brand new world it's never too late to build.The two women sets up their own paper ,"Femmes En Colère" (=angry women).
The plea for abortion (which became legal in 1975) is unconvincing and superficial ;Godard -although I'm not exactly his fan,I must make amends- broached the subject in "Masculin-Feminin"(1966),and Marlène Jobert was in it too .As for the "angry men" in the final sequence ,they do not even rebel against war as a sacred duty for them!
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