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Four Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle (1987)

4 aventures de Reinette et Mirabelle (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 19 July 1989 (USA)
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

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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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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19 July 1989 (USA)  »

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$5,051 (USA) (24 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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15 June 2002 | by (Saint Paul, MN) – See all my reviews

The more Rohmer I see, the greater my appreciation and love grows for him. Four Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle is a wonderful film about a Parisian girl and a girl from the country who meet, become friends, and then move in together in an apartment in Paris. The film consists of little more than the two girls living their lives, sharing their philosophies, and acting on those philosophies. The two lead performances, by Joelle Miquel (Reinette) and Jessica Forde (Mirabelle) are outstanding. And then there are a lot of colorful - but not too colorful - side characters in the four tales, like the extraordinarily rude waiter (Philippe Laudenbach) and the art dealer (Fabrice Luchini, the star of my favorite Rohmer film, the incomparably unique Perceval le gallois). This is a film for people who love people, their thoughts, and their talk. 10/10.


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