Beau Pere

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Beau Pere ★★★ Stepfather 1981

Bittersweet satiric romp from Blier about the war zone of modern romance, wherein 14-year-old Besse pursues her 30-year-old irresponsible, widowed stepfather (Dewaere). Sharp-edged and daring. In French with subtitles. 125m/C VHS, DVD . FR Patrick Dewaere, Nathalie Baye, Ariel Besse, Maurice Ronet, Genevieve Mnich, Maurice Risch, Macha Meril, Rose Thiery; D: Bertrand Blier; W: Bertrand Blier; C: Sacha Vierny; M: Philippe Sarde.