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Hi-Jack Highway (1955)
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Jean Chape
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Alice
Gaby Basset ...
Camille Serin
Simone Berthier ...
Annie, une serveuse
Charles Bouillaud ...
Le gendarme dactylographe
Marcel Bozzuffi ...
Pierrot Ragondin
Robert Dalban ...
Félix
Albert Dinan ...
Émile Serin
Gilbert Edard ...
Un commissaire
Jacques Ferrière
Camille Guérini ...
Lucien Ragondin
Guy Henry ...
Jojo, un routier
Roger Hanin ...
René Schwob
Bob Ingarao ...
Un gangster
Jean Lefebvre ...
Le chauffeur de car (as Jean Lefèvre)
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Truck drivers camaraderie
6 July 2006 | by See all my reviews

Another film which shows how Gilles Grangier's career in the fifties was unfairly neglected.Perhaps the Gabin/Moreau pairing does not always work well ,in spite of the actors' talent.She could be his daughter and the fact she is a schoolteacher does not help.As the character says " I prefer tea with milk;and I do not go much for eggs and sausages" .

All that remains rings true: the atmosphere ,on the roads where rain keeps falling down or in dark rooms where Ginette Leclerc (who used to portray a bitch as no other French actress could)plays the tearful widow' s part ,is sticky and dirty.It is also a good depiction of the world of truck drivers and their loyal camaraderie.The ending predates "Duel" by twenty years.


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