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Hôtel du Nord (1938)

A young couple, Renee and Pierre, take one night a room at the Hotel du Nord, in Paris, near the canal Saint-Martin. They want to die together, but after having shooted at Renee, Pierre ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Renée
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Pierre
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Monsieur Edmond
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Raymonde
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Ginette
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Kenel
André Brunot ...
Emile Lecouvreur
Henri Bosc ...
Nazarède
Marcel André ...
Le chirurgien
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Prosper
Jacques Louvigny ...
Munar (as Louvigny)
Armand Lurville ...
Le commissaire (as Lurville)
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Louise Lecouvreur (as Jeanne Marken)
Génia Vaury ...
L' infirmière
François Périer ...
Adrien
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A young couple, Renee and Pierre, take one night a room at the Hotel du Nord, in Paris, near the canal Saint-Martin. They want to die together, but after having shooted at Renee, Pierre lacks of courage and ran away. Another customer, Monsieur Edmond, a procurer, rescues her. When Renee goes out of the hospital, she is hired as a waitress at the hotel. Monsieur Edmond falls in love with her, but Renee is still thinking of Pierre ... Written by Yepok

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25 March 1939 (Denmark)  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Raymonde: Atmosphere, atmosphere, est-ce que j'ai une gueule d'atmosphere?
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Brilliant
22 July 1999 | by (Newcastle upon Tyne, UK) – See all my reviews

This is an excellent film, and is the sort of treasure that one can only catch through sporadic cinema showings, as it is unavailable on video/DVD. The way that the film begins with the two lovers arriving, and ends with them leaving (although quite a lot happens in between, and they don't stay in one place during this time), gives you a sense of closure, and a feeling that all is right with the world. If you get a chance to see this film, then do. I can't wait to see it again, and wish that it could be put on general release.


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