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Director  Bertrand Blier
Cinematography  Claude Renoir
Language  French
6.6/10 IMDb

Music director  Georges Delerue
Genre  Comedy
Country  France
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Release date  11 February 1976 (1976-02-11)
Writer  Bertrand Blier, Philippe Dumarcay
Cast  Jean-Pierre Marielle, Jean Rochefort, Brigitte Fossey, Bernard Blier (l'abbé Emile), Claude Piéplu (un maquisard), Gérard Jugnot (un type frileux)
Similar movies  P.O. Box Tinto Brass, Jamon Jamon, All About Anna, Django Unchained, Forrest Gump, All Ladies Do It

Calmos is a 1976 French film directed by Bertrand Blier.


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Two men, fortyish, worn out by their wives, abandon everything to go and live in the back of beyond. There they meet a truculent priest, a boozer, Émile (Bernard Blier) who recalls them to life's simple pleasures. Calm is what they want. But soon their example inspires thousands of disorientated males, fleeing the feminist 1970s. Soon, too, there arrives a squadron of nymphomaniac Amazons.


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  • Jean-Pierre Marielle as Paul Dufour, a gynaecologist
  • Jean Rochefort as Albert
  • Bernard Blier as Émile
  • Brigitte Fossey as Suzanne Dufour
  • Valérie Mairesse as Claudine
  • Micheline Kahn as Geneviève
  • Sylvie Joly as The Doctor
  • Claude Piéplu as The Old Soldier
  • Dora Doll as The Amazon Chief
  • Dominique Lavanant as The short-sighted woman
  • Marthe Villalonga as An Employee
  • Liliane Rovère as A Soldier
  • Critical response

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    Pauline Kael reviewed the film in The New Yorker : "Blier's method worked in Going Places, and it works in Get Out Your Handkerchiefs, but something went wrong in his sexual extravaganza Calmos (and the picture failed, even in France)... The two men are joined by other escaping men; women demanding gratification come after them with guns, and it's a full-scale tedious war of the sexes until, finally, the two pals, old men now and shrivelled in size, are dropped out of a cloud onto an island... Calmos is an overscaled back-to-the-womb satiric fantasy - a male daydream about the impossibility of escape from the sexual wars. It's about the demands of sex on men who spent their youth chasing women and now - jaded - want a break from it - they want to go off and live like pigs. It's a funny idea, and though Calmos abandons it, there are still things to look at all through the picture... Throughout the women are made repellently beautiful - they have a neon voraciousness. Brigitte Fossey, a blond cat with a perfect tiny mouth, is like sensual porcelain. No one but Blier has matched such raunchiness and such visual beauty; you have to have a true respect for raunchiness to do that."

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