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Four Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle (1987)

4 aventures de Reinette et Mirabelle (original title)
Reinette and Mirabelle are two young girls. Reinette lives in the countryside, Mirabelle in Paris. They meet during a holiday of Mirabelle in the country, when Reinette helps her to repair ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Joëlle Miquel ...
Reinette
Jessica Forde ...
Mirabelle
Mr. Housseau ...
Le voisin
Mme. Housseau ...
La voisine
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Le garçon de café
François-Marie Banier ...
1er Passant
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2e Passant
Yasmine Haury ...
Kleptomaniac
Gérard Courant ...
L'inspecteur
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L'inspectrice
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L'arnaqueuse - Swindler
David Rocksavage ...
L'anglais
Jacques Auffray ...
Le tapeur
Haydée Caillot ...
Charitable Lady
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Le marchand de tableau
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Reinette and Mirabelle are two young girls. Reinette lives in the countryside, Mirabelle in Paris. They meet during a holiday of Mirabelle in the country, when Reinette helps her to repair the tube of her bicycle and shows her the beauties of nature and in particular the 'blue hour'. They like each other and decide to take a flat together in Paris, where they'll attend at the University. But isn't so easy to live together when the characters are so different: as Reinette is simple and enthusiastic, as Mirabelle is obscure and lazy. Written by Maurizio Semolic <semolic@oat.ts.astro.it>

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19 July 1989 (USA)  »

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$5,051 (USA) (22 July 2011)

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$215,073 (USA)
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This movie contains 4 episodes: 1) L'heures bleue; 2) Le garcon de café; 3) Le mendiant, la kleptomane et l'arnaqueuse; 4) La vente du tableau. See more »

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the nadir of Rohmer's work
25 February 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm a huge Rohmer fan. I've seen all of the Moral Tales, the Comedies & Proverbs and the Tales of the Four Seasons. I dislike this particular film tremendously. Along with "Rendez-Vous in Paris," it represents Rohmer at his worst... moralistic, pedantic and amateurish. I've seen better summer camp skits than the bit at the cafe, the scene at the train station and the business at the art gallery. Frankly, with the exception of "The Blue Hour", the project is a wash. Joelle Miquel and Philippe Laudenbach deliver terrible, over-the-top performances, and even the great Fabrice Luchini seems foolish and out of place. Jessica Forde is passable as the jaded town rat. The only stand out (at least in a positive sense) is Marie Riviere who, as always, is entirely believable.

I'm not sure why this project got such a high IMDb rating. I can only think that people like the two-name films ("Celine and Julie", "Fanny and Alexander", etc.) because they sound whimsically playful. Rohmer has an excellent sense of humor (e.g., Conte d'ete, Boyfrends and Girlfriends, etc.), but this is not a delightful little caprice. With the exception of the first 20 minutes or so, it's a student project. Note also the horrendous original electronic music. Rohmer often refrains entirely from the use of music, and this is one case where he should have shown his usual restraint.


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