Mitsou (1956)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Romantic Comedy  |   Run Time - 95 min.  |   Countries - France  |  
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Like so many previous cinemadaptations of Colette's novels, Mitsou was directed by Jacqueline Audry. The title character, played by Daniele Delorme, is a virginal chorus dancer who falls in love with jaded, middle-aged roue Duroy-Leong (Ferdinand Gravey). Mitsou becomes the older man's mistress, a decision she begins to regret when handsome young lieutenant Bleu (Francoise Guerin) enters her life. Considered daringly frank in its time, the film seems a model of restraint when seen today. Odette Laure has some of the best lines as Mitsou's worldly-wise confidante.



dancer, lieutenant, mistress