Mademoiselle Fifi
Mademoiselle Fifi (1944)

Loosely adapted from two short stories by Guy de Maupassant, Mademoiselle Fifi is set in 1870s' France, where a laundry woman resists overbearing Prussian forces while on a stagecoach to England. The 1944 film was intended as an… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: March 11, 1992
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

My hat is off to the filmmakers who made this brave film.

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Fernando F. Croce

One of the few non-thrillers in the oeuvre of producer-auteur Val Lewton, this period piece shows even more glaringly how close his celebrated taste and intelligence could skirt to outright stodginess.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

A rare non-horror film for producer Val Lewton, the oft-forgotten Mademoiselle Fifi moves with the same intelligent, elegant style and economy as his other films.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

The whole thing is a less-than-successful allegory for the horrors taking place in Europe during WW II.

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