Préparez vos Mouchoirs (Get Out Your Handkerchiefs) (1978)
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Release Date: Dec 17, 1978 Wide
Average Rating: 3.5/5
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The lightly mocking title Get Out Your Handkerchiefs (Préparez Vos Mouchoirs) sets the tone for this Bertrand Blier-directed amalgam of the sentimental and sardonic. Gérard Depardieu plays an at-wit's-end husband, Raoul, who'll go to any lengths to sexually satisfy his wife, Solange (Carole Laure). Raoul decides that the best thing to cure Solange's boredom would be if she took a lover; thus, he chooses Stéphane (Patrick Dewaere) for the "job." But Stéphane isn't any more successful in arousing
Dec 17, 1978 Wide
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Bertrand Blier's audacious sex comedy won the Best Foreign Language Oscar of 1978.
Going Places, which preceded this film by a year, is the Blier film to beat, but Handkerchiefs is one unruly, rioutously funny entry just the same. (The Academy, is must be noted, preferred this one, and the film took home the Best Foreign
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