The Lacemaker (La Dentelliere) (1977)





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The internationally produced The Lacemaker (La Dentelliere) stars Isabelle Huppert as Pomme, a meek and mild French beautician whose life takes a fateful turn during a vacation to Normandy. Here Huppert becomes the lover of middle-class literature-student Francois (Yves Beneyton). The relationship sours when Francois takes her home to meet his parents, thanks in no small part to their differing social backgrounds. The Lacemaker was the film that solidified the stardom of Isabelle Huppert; she was showered with awards, most notably the British Film Academy. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi
Art House & International , Drama
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Isabelle Huppert
as Beatrice "Pomme"
Yves Beneyton
as Francois
Annemarie Düringer
as Beatrice's Mother
Renata Schroeter
as Francois' girlfriend, Marianne
Monique Chaumette
as Francois' mother
Jean Obe
as Francois' Father
Odile Poisson
as Cashier
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Critic Reviews for The Lacemaker (La Dentelliere)

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November 28, 2008

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July 4, 2005

Audience Reviews for The Lacemaker (La Dentelliere)

The young Isabelle plays Pomme, who has become an iconic character over the years. The book is just as tragic.

Gareth Richards
Gareth Richards

it's amazing that such simple plot and scene would bring out this great unexpected impact. Isabella Huppert, no doubt, is a super great actress.

Sarah Chen
Sarah Chen

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