Le Beau Serge

French Film Festival UK 2013: Paulette

by Michael Ewins 9 November 2013

Starring New Wave legend Bernadette Lafont [Le beau Serge (1958) La maman et la putain(1973)] in her last leading role, Paulette is an uproariously non-PC baking-and-drugs farce from director Jérôme Enrico, and if that hasn’t sold you, what will?

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In Review: Le Beau Serge on Blu-ray

by Mark Searby 17 April 2013

François (Jean-Claude Brialy) returns to his native French town, Sardent, after some time spent living in Paris. Ostensibly back to recuperate from a bout of tuberculosis, he learns that his old friend Serge (Gérard Blain) has become an alcoholic and sets out to help him. Along the way François falls in love with the voluptuous […]

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