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French Kiss [1995] (1 disc)
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Director:Lawrence Kasdan
Writer:Adam Brooks
Composer:James Newton Howard
Length:111 minutes
(1 hour 51 minutes)
MPAA Rating:PG-13
Sorting Category:RomCom
IMDB Rating:6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:50%
Amazon Rating:4.5/5 stars
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  • Romance
  • Family
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Synopsis: Kate flies to France to track down her wayward fiancé and gets mixed up with a French scoundrel.


Reaction: A bit bland at times but there is charm to this movie and Ryan and Kline work well together.


Personal Rating: 7/10

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Lawrence Kasdan => Director
Adam Brooks => Writer
James Newton Howard => Composer
Dominique Régnier => Attractive Passport Woman
François Cluzet => Bob
Ghislaine Juillot => Jean-Paul Cardon's Wife
Jean Reno => Inspector Jean-Paul Cardon
Jean-Paul Jaupart => Juliette's Father
Kevin Kline => Luc Teyssier
Laurent Spielvogel => Concierge
Louise Deschamps => Jean-Paul's Girl
Marie-Christine Adam => Juliette's Mother (as Marie Christine Adam)
Meg Ryan => Kate
Michael Riley => M. Campbell
Olivier Curdy => Jean-Paul's Boy
Renée Humphrey => Lilly
Suzan Anbeh => Juliette
Timothy Hutton => Charlie

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • When Kate and Luc are first talking in their room at Cannes, the song {Verlaine} is playing; its lyrics include the words "Les sanglots longues des violons de l'automne blessent mon coeur d'un langueur monotone" ("The long sobs of the violins of autumn wound my heart with a monotonous languor"). These words from a poem by Verlaine had been used in 1944 to form the code phrases that alerted the Resistance to the Allied invasion of France, as depicted in The Longest Day.
  • Cameo: [Adam Brooks] The writer has a brief role as "Perfect Passenger" (the guy who is taking his shoes off when Kate first gets on the plane to Paris).
  • As closing credits roll, Kate asks Luc to sing "that [?] Bobby Darin song" and then begins to actually sing it... "Somewhere..." and Luc corrects her to state that it is a French song and begins to sing it in French, {La Mer}. That song was originally written by [?] Charles Trenet (May 18, 1913 - February 19, 2001), and then translated to English and recorded by [?] Bobby Darin (May 14, 1936 - December 20, 1973).