Monsieur Ripois (1954)
Movie: Monsieur Ripois
- Director: Ren Clment
- Stars: Grard Philipe, Valerie Hobson, Joan Greenwood, Margaret Johnston, Natasha Parry, Germaine Montero
- Release Date: September 30, 1954
- Run Time: 100 min
- Genre: Comedy, Drama
From the Louis Hemon novel “M. Ripois and His Nemesis” about Andre Ripois, a philanderer in pursuit of love and riches from Paris to London. Andre is breaking up with his wife, Catherine, over his attentions to her best friend Patricia. While Catherine is out arranging the divorce, Andre, just to keep in practice, hits on the girl upstairs, Diana and then turns his attention back to Patricia, who he tricks into having dinner at his flat on the pretext that Catherine will be there. When he cannot make any progress with her via his usual tactics, he tries to arouse her pity be telling her of his past.