Les Lions sont lachés (1961)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Romantic Comedy  |   Run Time - 110 min.  |   Countries - France, Italy  |  
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Henri Verneuil directs a star-studded cast in this slight satire about love and life in the big city. Claudia Cardenale, in her first French film, appears as Albertine, a sexy divorced woman from the countryside who goes to Paris and becomes involved with the fashionable elite. Lino Ventura is Andre, a doctor to the rich and famous who falls in love with Albertine. She becomes his mistress and though he wants to marry her, he has a rival in Didier (Jean-Claude Brialy), a writer.

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big-city, doctor, love, love-triangle, mistress