The Proprietor (1996)

The Proprietor (1996)

R 113 minutes
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After spending 30 years in New York, a revered French expatriate novelist returns to Paris when she learns that her childhood home is being placed on the auction block.
Genres Drama, Romance
Director Ismail Merchant
Starring Jeanne Moreau, Sean Young, Sam Waterston, Christopher Cazenove View More
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Movie Summary

After spending 30 years in New York, a revered French expatriate novelist returns to Paris when she learns that her childhood home is being placed on the auction block.
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Movie Details

Genres Drama, Romance
Director Ismail Merchant
Starring Jeanne Moreau, Sean Young, Sam Waterston, Christopher Cazenove, Nell Carter, Austin Pendleton, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Charlotte DeTurckheim, Pierre Vaneck
Studio Name Warner Bros.
Release Date 1996
VUDU Release Date 01/31/2012
Rating About Ratings
Running Time 113 minutes

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