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Little Girl in Blue Velvet (1978)

La petite fille en velours bleu (original title)
An old surgeon falls in love with an intellectual underage girl.

Director:

Alan Bridges

Writers:

Alan Bridges, Christian Watton (dialogue)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michel Piccoli ... Conrad / surgeon
Claudia Cardinale ... Francesca / Laura's mother
Lara Wendel ... Laura / Francesca's daughter
Umberto Orsini ... Fabrizzio Conti
Denholm Elliott ... Mike
Marius Goring ... Raimondo Casarès
Alexandra Stewart ... Théo Casarès
Bernard Fresson ... Professeur Lherbier
Angharad Rees ... Macha
Christopher Cazenove ... Baby
Vernon Dobtcheff ... Lamberti
Liza Braconnier Liza Braconnier ... Sister Ann
Patricia Cartier Patricia Cartier ... Red Haired Girl
Erika Maaz Erika Maaz ... Sister Alda
Luc Bergerac Luc Bergerac ... Colbert
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France, 1940s. The French Riviera has not yet fallen into the hands of the Nazis: An Austrian Jewish surgeon found refuge in a villa on the Cote d'Azur. There, he heals an Italian pianist and gets acquainted with his mistress, Countess Francesca. While waiting to go to England, he operates clandestinely in the clinic of the friend who hosts him. Soon he becomes Francesca's lover. But gradually the aging doctor falls in love with her daughter, Laura, who is only 13 years old.

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fine piece of art
29 April 2001 | by elvirakarinaSee all my reviews

I just saw the film, and i am still surprised that it's rarely passed on television, an excellent combination of love and tragedy, just what my brain needed, a fine, too fine piece of art.If you are addicted to that kind if movie, i recommend "Sparrow".


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Country:

France

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 August 1978 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

A Rapariga do Vestido Azul See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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