Mado Movie Review Summary

Actors: Michel Piccoli, Ottavia Piccolo, Jacques Dutronc, Romy Schneider, Charles Denner, Julien Guiomar, Claude Dauphin, Nathalie Baye

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MADO is a movie co-written and directed by Claude Sautet in 1976. The picture earned three nominations for the French Academy Awards.
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A few days in the life of Simon, an important real estate promoter, trying to find money in order to thwart the mean promoter Julien Guiomar. Meanwhile, Simon is seeing Mado, a young woman who's occasionally working as a prostitute. Simon doesn't understand why Mado refuses to give up her "job" in order to live a more secure life with him.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Taboo Sex Story?    -   Yes Kind of sex:    -   main character serviced by a prostitute Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   businessman, honest overcoming corrupt

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   business executive Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French


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

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   actual description of sex    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude female butt Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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