Get Out Your Handkerchiefs

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Get Out Your Handkerchiefs ★★★½ Preparez Vous Mouchoirs 1978 (R)

Unconventional comedy about a husband desperately attempting to make his sexually frustrated wife happy. Determined to go to any lengths, he asks a Mozart-loving teacher to become her lover. She is now, however, bored by both men. Only when she meets a 13-year-old genius at the summer camp where the three adults are counselors does she come out of her funk and find her sexual happiness. Laure is a beautiful character, but Depardieu and Dewaere are wonderful as the bewildered would-be lovers. Academy Award winner for Best Foreign Film. In French with English subtitles. 109m/C VHS, DVD . FR Gerard Depardieu, Patrick Dewaere, Carole Laure; D: Bertrand Blier; W: Bertrand Blier; C: Jean Penzer; M: Georges Delerue. Oscars ‘78: Foreign Film; Cesar ‘79: Score; Natl. Soc. Film Critics ‘78: Film.