The Slightly Pregnant Man

  • Film
  • Comedy
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Demy's usually feather-light touch deserts him with this clodhopping farce that hectically proceeds nowhere from a motive idea/image that only someone like Marco Ferreri should really have had: a pregnant Mastroianni, getting over morning sickness and into modelling 'paternity' clothes, before an inevitable anticlimax. A few limp forays into a philosophy of societal imbalance are belied by the overall stultifying air of comic convention.

Release details

Duration: 95 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Jacques Demy
Screenwriter: Jacques Demy
Cast: Catherine Deneuve
Marcello Mastroianni
Micheline Presle
Marisa Pavan
Claude Melki
Michéle Moretti
Mireille Mathieu
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