Overall Rank: 5714
Average Rating: 2.6/4
# of Ratings: 31
Theatrical Release Date: 12/16/1964
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 04/11/2017
Genre: Drama, Musical
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Jacques Demy
Actors: Catherine Deneuve, Nino Castelnuovo, Anne Vernon, Marc Michel, Ellen Farner, Mireille Perrey
Plot: In this brightly colored, entirely sung musical, a teenage couple fall in love, much to the dismay of the girl's mother. When the boy goes to war, the mother convinces her daughter to marry a wealthy businessman. Eventually the young man returns and, though heartbroken, moves on.
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mitchellyoung - wrote on 07/05/2011
Having every line sung and not spoken comes off as inventive, not gimmicky, and the story itself is involving and heartbreaking. Sort of a French throwback to 50's Hollywood musicals that is also visually arresting.
GJ81 - wrote on 03/19/2009
Unique, and absolutely heartbreaking. Once you get past a script that'ss sung from beginning to end, and the melodies and lovely french accents get into your head, the experience becomes trancendant.
Allison - wrote on 12/23/2007
Unfortunately, everything is sung and nothing is spoken. With just Catherine Deneuve this movie doesn't work. I highly recommend The Young Girls of Rochefort over this one.
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