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The Mother and the Whore (1973)

18 10/05/1973 (US) DramaRomanceComedy 3h 39m
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Aimless young Alexandre juggles his relationships with his girlfriend, Marie, and a casual lover named Veronika. Marie becomes increasingly jealous of Alexandre's fling with Veronika and as the trio continues their unsustainable affair, the emotional stakes get higher, leading to conflict and unhappiness.

  1. Jean Eustache

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Bernadette Lafont

    Bernadette Lafont


  2. Jean-Pierre Léaud

    Jean-Pierre Léaud


  3. Françoise Lebrun

    Françoise Lebrun


  4. Isabelle Weingarten

    Isabelle Weingarten


  5. Jacques Renard

    Alexandre's Friend

  6. Jean-Noël Picq

    Offenbach's Fan

  7. Jessa Darrieux

    The friend with the injured hand

  8. Berthe Granval

    Berthe Granval

    Marie's Friend

  9. Geneviève Mnich

    Geneviève Mnich

    Veronika's Friend

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The Mother and the Whore
The Mother and the Whore

Original Title La Maman et la Putain

Status Released

Original Language French

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