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The Man Who Loved Women (1983) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Charles Denner, Brigitte Fossey, Nelly Borgeaud, Leslie Caron, Geneviève Fontanel, Nathalie Baye

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Mary is a woman very much in love with her husband. Then she finds out from her friends that her husband is having an affair. She divorces him. Many of her friends get divorces too.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Cal Tormey




THE MAN WHO LOVED WOMEN (L'Homme qui aimait les Femmes) is a movie co-written and directed by François Truffaut in 1977. Nominated for the Golden Bear at the Berlin Festival.

Charles Denner is 40 years old and a successful engineer. He is literally obsessed by women and has romantic relations with hundreds of them. Suddenly, he feels the need to write about the peculiar relations he has with women. He will need his whole free time to recollect the most important encounters of his life. His manuscript is finally accepted by an editor.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler



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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's    -   1930's-1950's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   seduction (yum!)    -   boatload of casual sex without love Family, struggling with    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   Husband Lover is...    -   much older/younger Married, fooling around?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male    -   Female Profession/status:    -   homemaker/wife    -   engineer Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American    -   French Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York Misc setting    -   fancy mansion    -   resort/hotel    -   theater    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   seeing breasts Any profanity?    -   None If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 10-15 Is this movie based on a    -   play

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