Vincent, François, Paul and the Others Movie Review Summary

Actors: Yves Montand, Michel Piccoli, Serge Reggiani, Gérard Depardieu, Stéphane Audran, Marie Dubois, Umberto Orsini

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VINCENT, FRANCOIS, PAUL AND THE OTHERS is a movie cowritten and directed by Claude Sautet in 1974.
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This is the story of a group of middle-aged friends who see each other every week-ends at Paul's house in the country.
Everyone of them has doubts about his life ; there is François, a doctor who's given up the social ideas of his youth for a wealthy practice, there is Paul, a journalist, who is unable to finish writing the novel he's begun years before. At last, there is Vincent, the head of the group, a small businessman who's got three days to find money in order to save his factory.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Struggle with    -   midlife crisis Ethnic/Regional/Gender story?    -   Yes Ethnic/region/relig    -   French Woman/class/friends story?    -   story of group of friends

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   small businessman Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France Misc setting    -   moving train    -   sports arena    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing full frontal--men Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing Is this movie based on a    -   book

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