Les Grandes Manoeuvres (1955) - Rotten Tomatoes

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Les Grandes Manoeuvres (1955)





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In this film, Gerard Phillipe plays a dashing dragoons officer, vintage 1913, who wagers his friends that he can make the next woman who enters the room fall in love with him. In strides drop-dead gorgeous Michele Morgan, and the rest writes itself.


Gérard Philipe
as Le lieutenant Armand de la Verne
Michèle Morgan
as Marie-Louise Rivière
Yves Robert
as Le lieutenant Félix Leroy
Jean Desailly
as Victor Duverger
Pierre Dux
as Colonel
Magali Noël
as Therese
Jacques Fabbri
as Armand's Batman
Raymond Cordy
as Photographer
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Critic Reviews for Les Grandes Manoeuvres

All Critics (1)

It lacks an edge and though elegantly filmed in grand costumes it lacks sophisticated wit and its over familiar plot is too predictable.

June 26, 2014 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Les Grandes Manoeuvres

Classy, refined romance in provincial town where everyone knows everyone else's secrets between playboy army lieutenant Gerard Philipe and scrupulous socialite milliner Michele Morgan. To his surprise he finds love for the first time, but obstacles to happiness include the pesky gossip grapevine and the fact that he began his courtship as a bet with his fellow soldiers. Impeccable script and great cast, including young doe-eyed Brigitte Bardot as a photographer's daughter dating Philipe's best friend, and the ending will surely tug at your heartstrings.

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