The Shameless Old Lady

  • 1965
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy, Drama

This film adaptation of a Bertolt Brecht story gave French actress, Sylvie, something of an international reputation. She was 81 at the time and had been involved in films for almost 50 years. Here, she plays the recently widowed mother of five, who has devoted her entire life to her husband and family. To her children's surprise, she does a total about-face...read more

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This film adaptation of a Bertolt Brecht story gave French actress, Sylvie, something of an international reputation. She was 81 at the time and had been involved in films for almost 50 years. Here, she plays the recently widowed mother of five, who has devoted her entire life to her

husband and family. To her children's surprise, she does a total about-face and decides to seek adventure. She befriends a prostitute, buys a car with the last bit of her money, and goes on a vacation. Having lived her adventure, she dies happy.

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