A Bad Son Movie Review Summary

Actors: Patrick Dewaere, Yves Robert. Brigitte Fossey, Jacques Dufilho, Claire Maurier

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A BAD SON (Un Mauvais Fils) is a movie co-written and directed by Claude Sautet in 1980. The picture earned six nominations for the french Academy Awards.
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After 5 years of imprisonment in the U.S. for drug dealing, Bruno comes back to Paris. He lives with his father René for a while, but René blames Bruno for the death of his wife. Finally, after a violent discussion, Bruno leaves his father's apartment. He makes the acquaintance of Catherine, who works with him in Dufilho's library, and is attracted by the young woman. Unfortunately Catherine, a former drug addict, is not entirely liberated from her bad habit.

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Family, struggling with    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   Father Lover is...    -   druggie/wino

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   blue collar Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France City?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   bar    -   mental hospital

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   actual description of sex    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude female butt    -   seeing nude male butt    -   seeing full frontal--women    -   seeing full frontal--men

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