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|Marcello Mastroianni||Mr. Cesareo Grimaldi, Cesareo Gramaldi|
|Julie Andrews||Pamela Piquet, Pamela Picquet|
|Ian Fitzgibbon||, Bobby Picquet|
|Michele Amiel||2nd Concierge|
|Isidro Arruti||"Hotel Patricular"|
|Michele Buczynski||Photo Shop|
|Jean-Michel Cannone||Dr. Picquet|
|Jean-Jacques Dulon||Dr. Noiret|
|Denise Grey||, Madame Legris|
|Herve Hiolle||Hospital Doctor|
|Catherine Jarrett||Marguerite Gramaldi|
|Maria Machado||Miss Knudson|
|Yvette Petit||1st Concierge|
|Pino Donaggio||Score Composer|
|Franco di Giacomo||Cinematographer|
|Jean-Michel Hugon||Art Director|
|Natalie Massara||Musical Direction/Supervision|
Posted August 5, 2012
I have to wonder why Julie Andrews made this movie. In 1992 her career had rebounded. She had made several hit movies, recorded several grammy-winning albums, and would soon be returning to New York to star off-broadway in Sondheim's "Putting It Together" and then in the long-awaited "Victor/Victoria." It wasn't as if she needed the work or the money.
Rather than bore you with the story line, I will only say the movie seems very much like a foreign art-house film. I was surprised when I DIDN'T see subtitles. The story is preposterous and both Andrews and Mastroianni are wasted. The laughs are minimal and, even though I am an Andrews fan, I never watched it after the first viewing (which was tough to sit through).
If you are an Andrews fan, you might as well buy this to help complete your collection of her works (I have all available), but you won't like it.