Les Bonnes Femmes
|Les Bonnes Femmes|
|Directed by||Claude Chabrol|
|Produced by||Raymond Hakim
|Written by||Claude Chabrol
|Music by||Pierre Jansen
|Running time||100 minutes|
Les Bonnes Femmes is a French comedic drama directed by Claude Chabrol. Its mix of melodrama, absurd comedy and tragedy is typical for the early, experimental New wave films. It was one of the earliest and most revered films of the French New Wave, although it was a financial flop on its initial release.
The film tells the story of four single Parisian women and their domestic and romantic encounters.
- Bernadette Lafont — Jane
- Clotilde Joano — Jacqueline
- Stéphane Audran — Ginette
- Lucile Saint-Simon — Rita
- Mario David — André Lapierre (the motorcyclist)
- Pierre Bertin — Belin (the shop owner)
- Ave Ninchi — Louise
- Jean-Louis Maury — Marcel
- Albert Dinan — Albert
- Sacha Briquet — Henri
- Claude Berri — Jane's boyfriend
- Staff (2004). The Scarecrow Movie Guide. Seattle: Sasquatch Books. p. 43. ISBN 1-57061-415-6.
- Alden, Robert (1966). "'Les Bonnes Femmes' Opens:Dreary Tale Well Told in New Wave Movie". New York Times. Retrieved 2014-04-10.
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