Monsieur Albert (1976)

Genres - Drama, Romance  |   Sub-Genres - Psychological Drama  |   Run Time - 100 min.  |   Countries - France  |  
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In this poetic slice-of-life film that reveals the problems and needs of a group of lowlife characters, unwed mother Vivaine (Dominique Labourier) falls in love with working-class youth Francois (Patrick Chesnais) who has a shady past. Albert (Philippe Noiret), a no-good insurance con-artist, poses for many years as Francois' friend, but tragedy ensues when Albert comes between the lovers, and Francois and Albert resort to physical violence to settle their differences

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con/scam, friendship, love, love-triangle, mother, poverty, unmarried, working-class