Le Sauvage (The Savage) (Call Me Savage) (Lovers Like Us) (1975) - Rotten Tomatoes

Le Sauvage (The Savage) (Call Me Savage) (Lovers Like Us) (1975)

Le Sauvage (The Savage) (Call Me Savage) (Lovers Like Us)

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In this romantic adventure comedy from French writer/director Jean-Paul Rappeneau, Catherine Deneuve stars as Nelly, a young French bride who gets cold feet and flees the altar with her irate Italian groom Vittorio (Luigi Vannucchi in hot pursuit. While she is on the run in Venezuela, Nelly carries with her a priceless stolen painting and meets Martin (Yves Montand), a financially and personally troubled middle-aged French perfume maker who is fleeing both his marriage and his failing business. Together the unlikely pair from a bond upon finding themselves in need of each other's assistance. Also starring Tony Roberts and Bobo Lewis, La Sauvage was released in the United States under the English-translated title, The Savage.more
Rating: PG
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Art House & International, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Jean-Loup Dabadie, Jean-Paul Rappeneau, Élisabeth Rappeneau
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 10, 2008
Runtime:
LionsGate Entertainment

Cast

Tony Roberts
as Alex Fox
Bobo Lewis
as Miss Mark
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Critic Reviews for Le Sauvage (The Savage) (Call Me Savage) (Lovers Like Us)

All Critics (3) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Yves Montand and Catherine Deneuve are not that good doing a Hollywood screwball comedy.

Full Review… | October 22, 2013
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Full Review… | May 24, 2003
Film4

Audience Reviews for Le Sauvage (The Savage) (Call Me Savage) (Lovers Like Us)

½

Entertaining screwball comedy, French style. The plot is thin, the comedy over-the-top, but Deneuve and Montand are an absolute joy to watch.

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