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Too Beautiful for You

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Too Beautiful for You

Trop belle pour toi
Directed by Bertrand Blier
Written by Bertrand Blier
Starring Gérard Depardieu
Josiane Balasko
Carole Bouquet
Cinematography Philippe Rousselot
Edited by Claudine Merlin
Release dates
  • 1989 (1989)
Running time
91 minutes
Country France
Language French
Box office $14,978,791[1]

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


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


Barthélémy Bernard, owner of a 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.



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



  1. ^ a b "Trop belle pour toi (1989)".  
  2. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Too Beautiful for You". Retrieved 2009-08-01. 

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