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Jacques Doillon

The Hussy (La Drôlesse)

Edition 1980
90' - 1979 - Drama - Dialogue: French
Director: Jacques Doillon With: Claude Hébert, Madeleine Desdevises, Paulette Lahaye
Twenty-something François collects boxes and bottles and resells them to shopkeepers. He lives with his insensitive mother and stepfather. Mado a 11-year old, outsider of her family because of the oddness in expressing her feelings gets kidnapped by François. He takes her to live with him in the attic of his parents' home. Despite the circumstances, an increasingly comforting relationship evolves till the police discovers them. They see the situation under a completely different point of view. Based on a true story.

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Credits

Director

Jacques Doillon

With

Claude Hébert, Madeleine Desdevises, Paulette Lahaye

Scenario

Jacques Doillon, Denis Ferraris

Director of Photography

Philippe Rousselot

Editor

Laurent Quaglio

Producer

Danièle Delorme, Yves Robert

More information

Dialogue

French

Countries of production

France

Year

1979

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