MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 93,838 this week

His Last Twelve Hours (1950)
"È più facile che un cammello..." (original title)

6.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.2/10 from 37 users  
Reviews: write review | 2 critic

A gentleman by the name of Bachi dies but can't be admitted into heaven because of an evil action committed during his lifetime. He is given the opportunity to return to the living for a ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(story), (screenplay), 4 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: August

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in August.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 153 titles
created 19 Aug 2012
 
list image
a list of 104 titles
created 03 Jun 2013
 
list image
a list of 9997 titles
created 26 Nov 2013
 
a list of 1638 titles
created 4 months ago
 
a list of 1990 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: His Last Twelve Hours (1950)

His Last Twelve Hours (1950) on IMDb 6.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of His Last Twelve Hours.
1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Coral Reefs (1939)
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

The adventures of a sailor (Lennard) from Mexico to a lagoon in the Pacific ocean, and the meeting with a lonely girl (Lilian White).

Director: Maurice Gleize
Stars: Jean Gabin, Michèle Morgan, Saturnin Fabre
Stormy Waters (1941)
Action | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Andre Laurent, the captain of a tugboat, married Yvonne ten years ago. She has a heart disease but does not want to tell him. She dreams he quits the job for they can live quietly. One ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Grémillon
Stars: Jean Gabin, Madeleine Renaud, Michèle Morgan
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A military deserter finds love and trouble (and a small dog) in a smoky French port city.

Director: Marcel Carné
Stars: Jean Gabin, Michel Simon, Michèle Morgan
Moontide (1942)
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

After a drunken binge on the San Pablo waterfront, longshoreman Bobo fears he may have killed a man. In his uncertainty, he takes a job on an isolated bait barge. That night, he rescues ... See full summary »

Directors: Archie Mayo, Fritz Lang
Stars: Jean Gabin, Ida Lupino, Thomas Mitchell
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Two men, a painter and a poor guy, have to cross over Paris by night during World War II and to deliver black market meat. As they walk along dark Parisian streets, they encounter various ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Autant-Lara
Stars: Jean Gabin, Bourvil, Jeannette Batti
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A French fugitive arrives in Genoa, where he becomes entangled with an Italian woman and her daughter.

Director: René Clément
Stars: Jean Gabin, Isa Miranda, Vera Talchi
Bufere (1953)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  
Director: Guido Brignone
Stars: Jean Gabin, Silvana Pampanini, Carla Del Poggio
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Vincenzo, a railwayman who works on the Rome to Paris line, has a wife in Italy and a mistress in France, Ginette a widow with a four year old daughter. When he's offered a job in Paris he ... See full summary »

Director: Luigi Zampa
Stars: Aldo Fabrizi, Sophie Desmarets, Vera Nandi
Victor (1951)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Victor, a righteous man, is secretly in love with Françoise, married to Marc Pélicier, a slick scoundrel who was also Victor's brother-in-arms during the war. When Marc is threatened to be ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Heymann
Stars: Brigitte Auber, Jacques Castelot, Françoise Christophe
War | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

In World War 2 an escaped murderer who takes the identity of a dead soldier becomes a hero fighting in Africa, but his past catches him up.

Director: Julien Duvivier
Stars: Jean Gabin, Richard Whorf, Allyn Joslyn
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Henri Chatelard is well in his forties, owns a restaurant and a cinema in the city, and appreciate women. When he meets Marie, a 18ish stronghead who just lost her father in a small ... See full summary »

Director: Marcel Carné
Stars: Jean Gabin, Blanchette Brunoy, Nicole Courcel
Air of Paris (1954)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: Marcel Carné
Stars: Jean Gabin, Arletty, Roland Lesaffre
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Elli Parvo ...
Lidia Guidi, l'amante di Carlo Bacchi
Antonella Lualdi ...
Maria, la nipote di Santini
Paola Borboni ...
Luisa, la sorella di Carlo Bacchi
Carlo Sposito ...
Il duca Luca Sorino (as Carletto Sposito)
Elena Altieri ...
La contessa
Maso Lotti ...
Nanni, il fidanzato di Maria
Bella Starace Sainati ...
Luisa, la zia di Carlo
Marga Cella ...
La signora Gigliosi
Dante Maggio ...
Il calzolaio
Mariella Lotti ...
Margot Bacchi, la moglie di Carlo
Julien Carette ...
Amedeo Santini (as Carette)
Nerio Bernardi ...
Il baritono Gigliosi
Maurizio De Bosdari ...
Vittorio, il cognato di Carlo
Pietro Verna ...
Il Monsignore
Edit

Storyline

A gentleman by the name of Bachi dies but can't be admitted into heaven because of an evil action committed during his lifetime. He is given the opportunity to return to the living for a half day. Finding himself embroiled in an amorous relationship, the gentleman forgets what he had permission to come back to the living for. Back at the gate of Saint Peter's, he feels he has lost his last chance and is doomed. Instead he discovers that that half day, and its chance to love, has redeemed him. Written by Gerald A. DeLuca <ItalianGerry@home.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Fantasy

Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

12 November 1953 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

His Last Twelve Hours  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In the French post-synchronized version, the actors are dubbed by: Jacqueline Morane (Mariella Lotti), Claire Guibert (Elli Parvo), Rolande Forest (Antonella Lualdi), Marie Francey (Paola Borboni), René Hiéronimus (Carlo Esposito), Jean-Pierre Lorrain (Tommaso Pallotta), Jane Morlet (Marga Cella), Louis de Funès (Dante Maggio), Fernand Fabre (Maurizio De Bosdari) and Cécile Didier (Bella Starace Sainati). See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Discuss His Last Twelve Hours (1950) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?