French Postcards (1979)

French Postcards


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A "critic's darling" of 1979, the modestly produced French Postcards has an appeal that goes beyond the wine and cheese crowd. Miles Chapin plays Joel, an American student in France on an exchange program. Joel's teacher, Mme. Tessier (Marie-France Pisier), is a "Miss Jean Brodie" type whose ideas of education are highly unorthodox. One of Mme. Tessier's extracurricular activities consists of a torrid romance with the impressionable Joel. Of interest to contemporary viewers are the … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Gloria Katz, Willard Huyck
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On DVD: Jul 22, 2008


as Melanie

as Mme Tessier

as Mon Tessier

as Mrs. Weber

as Mr. Weber

as Christine

as Jean-Louis

as Jean-Claude

as Chief Snail

as Staffer

as Medieval Knight

as Student in the Play

as Iranian Maid
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French Postcards ambles along with an agreeable mix of comedy, pathos and cross-cultural observations.

Full Review… | January 27, 2004
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