May fools = Milou en mai = Milou in May

France, 1989

Film
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It is May 1968 and the student revolt in Paris is beginning to spread throughout France, but in a large villa in the south-west of France where a family has gathered for the funeral of the grandmother, the division of the estate and a generation of new romances appear to be more important considerations. This delightful comedy was nominated for four Cesar awards and stars Michel Piccoli as the disorganised Milou and Miou Miou as his efficient niece. Louis Malle wrote the script in conjunction with Jean-Claude Carriere. Music is by Stephane Grappelli.

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Credits

producer/director

Louis Malle

production company

Ellepi Films

Nouvelles Éditions de Films

TF1 Films productions

Duration

01:42:00:00

Production places
France
Production dates
1989

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303391

Language

French

Audience classification

MA

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q743498

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