Un taxi mauve (1977) AKA A Purple Taxi


Novelist Philippe is a French novelist recently relocated to Ireland, where makes friends with Jerry an American expatriate who left his home after the death of his girlfriend. Philippe and Jerry become chummy with Taubelman, who is looking after Anne, a beautiful young woman who cannot speak. Jerry becomes infatuated with Anne, while Philippe tries to win the heart of Sharon, Jerry’s sister.

Director: Yves Boisset. AKA A Purple Taxi.
Stars: Charlotte Rampling, Philippe Noiret, Peter Ustinov, Agostina Belli, Edward Albert, Fred Astaire, Jack Watson, Mairin D. O’Sullivan, David Kelly, Niall Buggy, May Cluskey, Loan Do Huu.

1977 Cannes Film Festival – Nominated for the Palme d’Or.


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  1. James558
    July 17, 2019

    Love Charlotte Rampling! Thanks for this treat, Jon!

  2. July 20, 2019

    Truely a rare film. But still a gem 🙂 Thank you so very much, Jon.

  3. MDK
    July 21, 2019

    two of my favorite actors in one movie, big thanks Jon!

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