Too Beautiful for You (1989)

R   |    |  Comedy, Drama, Romance


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A sharp love triangle is formed by a wealthy businessman.


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4 July 2004 | =G=
6
| Left me cold
"To Beautiful For You" tells of a French car dealer (Depardieu) who is married to a beautiful women (Boquet) but falls in lust with his less than beautiful temp (Balasko). What follows is an affair and much discourse about same between husband and wife, wife and temp, temp and husband, and all permutations thereof as they ponder the meaning of love. The film is not for want of a good cast or production talent and earned respectable marks from critics and public alike. However, is suffers from obvious histrionics and didactics and an off-puting uneven flow which make for a less than immersing experience. TBFY has little nudity or sex but some very explicit language. Only for those into esoteric French films. (B)

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Quotes

Colette Chevassu: Beauty hurts.


Soundtracks

ROSAMUNDE D 797: Entr'acte no 2
Music by
Franz Schubert
Performed by Elly Ameling (credited incorrectly, just a album info)
Conducted by Kurt Masur (as Kurt Mazur)
Performed by Gewandhausorchester Leipzig (uncredited)
Philips 412 457.2 - (P) 12 / 2983

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Plot Summary


Genres

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Details

Release Date:

April 1990

Language

French


Country of Origin

France

Filming Locations

Richmond, Virginia, USA

Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$31,208 4 March 1990

Gross USA:

$1,776,440

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,776,440

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