Le Fabuleux Destin de Madame Petlet


1h 30m 1995

Brief Synopsis

Madame Petlet is a woman of great good sense and judgment, a model of health and sanity. When she leaves her drunken husband to go to Paris, she gets a job as a TV scripwriter's live-in nanny. The latter, running dry on ideas, begins to find a new and very successful source of sitcom material in the

Film Details

Also Known As
Fabuleux Destin de Madame Petlet, Madame Petlet's True Story
Release Date
1995
Production Company
Centre National Du Cinema; StudioCanal
Distribution Company
Les Films Du Losange

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Synopsis

Madame Petlet is a woman of great good sense and judgment, a model of health and sanity. When she leaves her drunken husband to go to Paris, she gets a job as a TV scripwriter's live-in nanny. The latter, running dry on ideas, begins to find a new and very successful source of sitcom material in the small-town life and memories of Madame Petlet, who hits the roof when she catches on.

Film Details

Also Known As
Fabuleux Destin de Madame Petlet, Madame Petlet's True Story
Release Date
1995
Production Company
Centre National Du Cinema; StudioCanal
Distribution Company
Les Films Du Losange

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1995

Released in United States April 1996

Released in United States June 1995

Released in United States March 1996

Shown at Avignon Franco-American Film Workshop (in competition) June 1995.

Shown at Avignon/New York Film Festival in New York City April 10-23, 1996.

Released in United States March 1996 (Shown in New York City (Walter Reade) as part of program "Rendez-Vous With French Cinema Today" March 15-28, 1996.)

Released in United States April 1996 (Shown at Avignon/New York Film Festival in New York City April 10-23, 1996.)

Released in United States June 1995 (Shown at Avignon Franco-American Film Workshop (in competition) June 1995.)

Big screen debut for lead actress, Maite, known to French TV viewers for her popular cooking show.

Released in United States 1995