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The Pocket Lover (1978)

L'amant de poche (original title)
"The Pocket Lover" tells the story of Julien, a 15 year-old boy who falls in love with an older woman, later discovered to be a prostitute. Now, Julien will have to face several obstacles, ... See full summary »

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Bernard Queysanne
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mimsy Farmer ... Héléna
Pascal Sellier ... Julien Chaput
Madeleine Robinson ... Madame Josée
Bernard Fresson ... Gilbert
Andréa Ferréol ... Suzanne Chaput, la mère de Julien
Serge Sauvion Serge Sauvion ... Charles Chaput, le père de Julien
Stéphane Jobert Stéphane Jobert ... Capo
Eva Ionesco Eva Ionesco ... Martine
Pascale Audret ... La mère de Martine
Jean-Paul Solal Jean-Paul Solal ... Le premier gigolo
Jean-Paul Franky Jean-Paul Franky ... Le second gigolo
Chantal Aba Chantal Aba ... La prof de maths
Véronique Delbourg Véronique Delbourg ... La jolie brune à la boum
Marie Pillet Marie Pillet ... Mère de famille à la boum
Albert Delpy ... Père de famille à la boum
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"The Pocket Lover" tells the story of Julien, a 15 year-old boy who falls in love with an older woman, later discovered to be a prostitute. Now, Julien will have to face several obstacles, which includes his parents opposition with this affair, and Julien's own perceptions about the woman's line of work, going out with wealthy guys. Written by Rodrigo Amaro

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Comedy

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

15 February 1978 (France) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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We Found This Film in Quebec
12 April 2007 | by bqafilmsSee all my reviews

We located this film on NTSC VHS in French Canada....it is quite controversial because of Eva Ionesco and is very hard to find these days....Mimsy Farmer as a 25 year old prostitute......Pascal Sellier has his first romantic experiences and is teased by his friends... .....At 25, Helena (Mimsy Farmer) is "middle-aged" for a prostitute. When young Julien's callow friends try to pick her up (not knowing that she is a prostitute), she allows Julien (Pascal Sellier) to win her favors......Occasional nudity and sexual situations..........Eva Ionesco has a classic appearance ......the version we have is 1 Hour and 35 Minutes long and is in French with no English subtitles.


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