Foreign Student Movie Review 1994

Information and Film Reviews for Foreign Student the Movie

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In 1956 Philippe (Hofschneider) is a French exchange student at a tradition-bound Virginia college. At a professor's home he meets part-time housekeeper April (Givens), who wants to practice her schoolbook French (among other things). They begin a romance but, since April is black, there's trouble. Hofschneider is charming though Givens appears too glamorous and self-aware. Dutton and Battle are notable in their small roles as blues musicians Howlin' Wolf and Sonny Boy Williamson. Directorial debut for Sereny. Based on the novel "The Foreign Student" by Philippe Labro.

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Universal Studios Home Video, 100 Universal City Plz., Universal City, CA 91608-9955, Phone: (818)777-1000, Fax: (818)866-1483, URL: http://www.universalstudios.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS
Running time 96 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Romantic Drama, Campus Capers
Screenplay
Menno Meyjes
Cast
Marco Hofschneider, Robin Givens, Jack Coleman, Edward Herrmann, Rick Johnson, Charlotte Ross, Charles S. Dutton, Hinton Battle
Cinematography
Franco Di Giacomo
Director
Eva Sereny
Music
Jean-Claude Petit
Producer
Tarak Ben Ammar, Mark Lombardo, Gramercy Pictures

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