Three Men and a Cradle Movie Review Summary

Actors: Roland Giraud, André Dussollier, Michel Boujenah, Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu, Dominique Lavanant, Marthe Villalonga

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THREE MEN AND A CRADLE (3 hommes et un couffin) is a film written and directed by the French director Coline Serreau in 1985. The movie earned three French Academy awards in the Best Film, Best screenplay and Best Supporting Actor (Michel Boujenah)categories. Remade in Hollywood as "Three Men and a Baby" in 1987.
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Pierre, Michel and Jacques are three bachelors living in the same flat in Paris. One day, as Jacques, an airline pilot, is in Thailand, one of Jacques's numerous girlfriends abandons their little 6 months old baby in front of the apartment. During three weeks, Pierre and Michel will have to learn to take care of a baby and must completely change their well organized lives. When Jacques finally comes back, the three friends decide to keep the baby until the return of the mother due six months later. They are ready to give up their free time in order to stay with the little Marie.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   Unprepared for birthing/child rearing

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   business executive Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France City?    -   Yes City:    -   Paris Misc setting    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   kissing    -   seeing breasts Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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