The Bakery Girl of Monceau
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The Bakery Girl of Monceau

La boulangère de Monceau

23 mins
7.6 / 10 (4522)


A law student with a roving eye and a large appetite stuffs himself with sugary pastries daily in order to gain the affection of a brunette who works in a quaint Paris bakery. But is he truly interested in her—or is she just a sweet diversion?

MUBI's take

Éric Rohmer set the blueprint for his Moral Tales series with this short-and-sweet story of desire, indecision, and day-to-day life in urban Paris. A fine introduction to his work, The Bakery Girl… features two of Rohmer’s contemporaries: filmmakers Barbet Schroeder and Bertrand Tavernier!

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