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THE LADIES OF THE BOIS DE BOULOGNE (Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne)is a movie written and directed by Robert Bresson in 1944. Dialogs by Jean Cocteau.
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Jean confesses to Hélène that he doesn't love her anymore. She simulates the same feeling towards Jean and imagines a cruel revenge. She will help Agnès, a young prostitute, to become respectable and organize an encounter between her and Jean. Both will fall in love and Jean, still unaware of Agnès's past, will asks her to marry him.


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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   spurned lover goes for revenge    -   matchmaker help from adults Taboo Sex Story?    -   Yes Kind of sex:    -   main character serviced by a prostitute

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   simply wealthy Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French Unusual characteristics:    -   Extremely cynical or arrogant

Setting

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

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Is this movie based on a    -   book

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