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Les Bonnes Femmes Movie Review Summary

Actors: Bernadette Lafont, Stéphane Audran, Clotilde Joano, Mario David

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LES BONNES FEMMES, sometimes known as "The Girls", "The Good Girls" or even "The Good Time Girls" in english speaking countries is a movie directed by Claude Chabrol in 1960. The picture is one of the emblems of the french New Wave.
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Three girls, working in the same place, try to find love in the Paris of 1960. While Bernadette Lafont is flirting with almost every man in sight, Clotilde Joano is dreaming of the perfect and romantic love. She's persuaded that the man who's following her for a few days now is the one. When she finally gets the chance to meet him, she unfortunately cannot imagine that Mario is a killer looking for his next prey.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Ethnic/Regional/Gender story?    -   Yes Ethnic/region/relig    -   French Woman/class/friends story?    -   story of group of friends Lover is...    -   criminal/bad doer

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   salesman Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France Forest?    -   Yes City?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   theater

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing

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