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Marcel Carné – Du mouron pour les petits oiseaux AKA Chicken Feed for Little Birds (1963)

Ruthless and for some viewers, also vulgar and unpleasant, this comedy by Marcel Carne has a madhouse of characters of dubious morals going through equally questionable antics. Their objectives are primarily self-serving. A former gangster (Paul Meurisse) is interested only in keeping birds, and his take from his last heist to help him go straight. In the same house is Lucie (Dany Saval) who is supporting her Italian lover by sleeping with the butcher. Meanwhile, the butcher’s wife has her own lover, his assistant. Read More »