May Fools

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May Fools
May Fools.jpg
Directed by Louis Malle
Produced by Louis Malle
Vincent Malle
Written by Jean-Claude Carrière
Louis Malle
Starring Miou-Miou
Michel Piccoli, as Milou
Michel Duchaussoy
Dominique Blanc
Music by Stéphane Grappelli
Cinematography Renato Berta
Edited by Emmanuelle Castro
Release dates January 24, 1990 (France)
Running time 107 minutes
Country France / Italy
Language French

Milou en mai is a 1990 film by Louis Malle. It is released as Milou in May in the UK and as May Fools in North America. The film portrays the impact of the French revolutionary fervour of May 1968 on a French village.

Milou en mai was filmed at Château du Calaoue, in the Gers département, southwestern France.

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Milou's mother dies just as the unrest and strikes are sweeping the country. The events interfere with the plans for a funeral and disrupt the family and a stranded truck driver. The film combines elements of social and interpersonal commentary with farce.

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