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Too Beautiful for You
Too Beautiful for You
(French: Trop belle pour toi) is a 1989 French comedy-drama film written and directed by Bertrand Blier. It tells the story of Bernard (Gérard Depardieu), a well established BMW
BMW
car dealer in the South of France, who's cheating on his beautiful wife (Carole Bouquet) with his ordinary-looking secretary (Josiane Balasko).

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1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Reception 4 Accolades 5 References 6 External links

Plot[edit] Barthélémy Bernard, owner of a BMW
BMW
car dealership, is married to a beautiful woman, Florence, but he falls in love with a very plain-looking woman, Colette, who has been hired as an interim secretary to his store. This relationship will change his life, as much as Schubert's music. Cast[edit]

Gérard Depardieu
Gérard Depardieu
as Bernard Josiane Balasko
Josiane Balasko
as Colette Carole Bouquet
Carole Bouquet
as Florence Rolland Blanche as Marcello François Cluzet
François Cluzet
as Pascal Didier Bénureau as Léonce Philippe Loffredo as Tanguy Sylvie Orcier as Marie-Catherine Myriam Boyer
Myriam Boyer
as Geneviève Flavien Lebarbé as The son Juana Marques as The daughter Denise Chalem as Lorène Jean-Louis Cordina as Gaby Stéphane Auberghen as Paula Philippe Faure as Colette's husband Jean-Paul Farré as The pianist

Reception[edit] The film had 2,031,131 admissions in France.[1] Accolades[edit]

1989 Prix spécial du jury at the Cannes Film Festival[2] 1990 received five César Awards :

César Award
César Award
for Best Film César Award
César Award
for Best Writing César Award
César Award
for Best Director César Award
César Award
for Best Actress (Carole Bouquet) César Award
César Award
for Best Editing

References[edit]

^ a b "Trop belle pour toi (1989)". JP Box Office.  ^ "Festival de Cannes: Too Beautiful for You". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-08-01. 

External links[edit]

Too Beautiful for You
Too Beautiful for You
on IMDb

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Films directed by Bertrand Blier

Filmography

If I Were a Spy Going Places Calmos Get Out Your Handkerchiefs Buffet froid Beau-père My Best Friend's Girl Our Story Tenue de soirée Too Beautiful for You Merci la vie 1, 2, 3, Sun My Man Actors Les Côtelettes How Much Do You Love Me? The Clink of Ice Convoi exceptionnel

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Cannes Film Festival Grand Prix

1967–1989

Accident (1967) I Even Met Happy Gypsies
I Even Met Happy Gypsies
(1967) Ådalen 31
Ådalen 31
(1969) Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion
Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion
(1970) Johnny Got His Gun (1971) Taking Off (1971) Solaris (1972) The Mother and the Whore
The Mother and the Whore
(1973) Fantastic Planet
Fantastic Planet
(1973) Arabian Nights (1974) The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser
The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser
(1975) Cría Cuervos
Cría Cuervos
(1976) The Marquise of O (1976) Bye Bye Monkey
Bye Bye Monkey
(1978) The Shout
The Shout
(1978) Siberiade
Siberiade
(1979) My American Uncle
My American Uncle
(1980) Light Years Away (1981) The Night of the Shooting Stars
The Night of the Shooting Stars
(1982) Monty Python's The Meaning of Life
Monty Python's The Meaning of Life
(1983) Diary for My Children (1984) Birdy (1985) The Sacrifice (1986) Repentance (1987) A World Apart (1988) Cinema Paradiso (1989) Too Beautiful for You
Too Beautiful for You
(1989)

1990–2009

Tilaï (1990) The Sting of Death (1990) La Belle Noiseuse
La Belle Noiseuse
(1991) The Stolen Children (1992) Faraway, So Close!
Faraway, So Close!
(1993) To Live (1994) Burnt by the Sun
Burnt by the Sun
(1994) Ulysses' Gaze
Ulysses' Gaze
(1995) Breaking the Waves (1996) The Sweet Hereafter (1997) Life Is Beautiful
Life Is Beautiful
(1998) Humanité
Humanité
(1999) Devils on the Doorstep
Devils on the Doorstep
(2000) The Piano Teacher (2001) The Man Without a Past
The Man Without a Past
(2002) Uzak
Uzak
(2003) Oldboy (2004) Broken Flowers
Broken Flowers
(2005) Flanders (2006) The Mourning Forest
The Mourning Forest
(2007) Gomorrah (2008) A Prophet
A Prophet
(2009)

2010–present

Of Gods and Men (2010) Once Upon a Time in Anatolia
Once Upon a Time in Anatolia
(2011) The Kid with a Bike
The Kid with a Bike
(2011) Reality (2012) Inside Llewyn Davis (2013) The Wonders (2014) Son of Saul
Son of Saul
(2015) It's Only the End of the World
It's Only the End of the World
(2016) BPM (Beats per Minute)
BPM (Beats per Minute)
(2017)

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César Award
César Award
for Best Film

Le vieux fusil
Le vieux fusil
(1976) Monsieur Klein
Monsieur Klein
(1977) Providence (1978) L'argent des autres
L'argent des autres
(1979) Tess (1980) The Last Metro
The Last Metro
(1981) Quest for Fire (1982) La Balance
La Balance
(1983) Le Bal and À Nos Amours
À Nos Amours
(1984, tie) My New Partner
My New Partner
(1985) Three Men and a Cradle (1986) Thérèse (1987) Au revoir les enfants
Au revoir les enfants
(1988) Camille Claudel (1989) Too Beautiful for You
Too Beautiful for You
(1990) Cyrano de Bergerac (1991) Tous les Matins du Monde
Tous les Matins du Monde
(1992) Savage Nights
Savage Nights
(1993) Smoking/No Smoking
Smoking/No Smoking
(1994) Wild Reeds
Wild Reeds
(1995) La Haine
La Haine
(1996) Ridicule
Ridicule
(1997) Same Old Song
Same Old Song
(1998) The Dreamlife of Angels
The Dreamlife of Angels
(1999) Venus Beauty Institute (2000) The Taste of Others
The Taste of Others
(2001) Amélie
Amélie
(2002) The Pianist (2003) The Barbarian Invasions
The Barbarian Invasions
(2004) Games of Love and Chance (2005) The Beat That My Heart Skipped
The Beat That My Heart Skipped
(2006) Lady Chatterley (2007) The Secret of the Grain (2008) Séraphine (2009) A Prophet
A Prophet
(2010) Of Gods and Men (2011) The Artist (2012) Amour (2013) Me, Myself and Mum
Me, Myself and Mum
(2014) Timbuktu (2015) Fatima (2016) Elle (2017) BPM (Beats per Minute)
BPM (Beats per Minute)
(2018)

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