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Les amants de Montparnasse
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Michel-Georges Michel (inspired by novel "Les Montparnos")
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1958 (West Germany) See more »
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Gérard Philipe ... Amedeo Modigliani

Lilli Palmer ... Beatrice Hastings

Lea Padovani ... Rosalie (as Léa Padovani)
Gérard Séty ... Léopold Zborowsky

Lino Ventura ... Morel

Anouk Aimée ... Jeanne Hébuterne

Lila Kedrova ... Anna Zborowsky
Arlette Poirier ... Lulu
Pâquerette ... Madame Salomon - la concierge (as Madame Pâquerette)
Marianne Oswald ... Berthe Weil

Judith Magre ... La prostituée devant le café
Denise Vernac ... Madame Hébuterne
Robert Ripa ... Marcel - le maquereau
Jean Lanier ... Monsieur Hébuterne
Carole Sands ... Madame Dickson (as C. de Rieux)
Jany Clair ... La bonne
Antoine Tudal ... Cendrars (as A. Tudal)

Bruno Balp ... Le boucher modèle
Jacques Ferrière
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Monique Ardoin ... Anna (uncredited)
Francis Aubert ... (uncredited)

Stéphane Audran ... Une fille à la terrasse (uncredited)
René Berthier ... (uncredited)

Yori Bertin ... Catherine - la serveuse du café (uncredited)
Pierre Durou ... (uncredited)
Frank Edwards ... Dickson - l'américain (uncredited)
Émile Genevois ... Le garçon du bal musette (uncredited)
Harry-Max ... Le docteur (uncredited)
François Joux ... Le commissaire de police (uncredited)
Robert Lepers ... (uncredited)
Julien Maffre ... Le client de Lulu (uncredited)

Jacques Marin ... Le patron du café (uncredited)

Daniel Mendaille ... Le professeur (uncredited)
Paul Mercey ... (uncredited)
Germaine Michel ... (uncredited)

François Perrot ... L'interne (uncredited)

Pierre Richard ... Un étudiant peintre (uncredited)
Véronique Silver ... (uncredited)

Directed by
Jacques Becker 
Writing credits
Michel-Georges Michel (inspired by novel "Les Montparnos") (as Michel Georges Michel)

Jacques Becker  scenario (uncredited)

Produced by
Sandro Pallavicini .... producer
Henry Deutschmeister .... producer (uncredited)
Original Music by
Paul Misraki 
Cinematography by
Christian Matras 
Film Editing by
Marguerite Renoir 
Production Design by
Jean d'Eaubonne  (as J.A. d'Eaubonne)
Costume Design by
Georges Annenkov 
Jacques Heim (gowns)
Makeup Department
Yvonne Fortuna .... makeup artist
Denise Lemoigne .... hair stylist (uncredited)
Production Management
Ralph Baum .... production manager
André Hoss .... unit manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jean Becker .... second assistant director
Serge Witta .... first assistant director
Art Department
Robert Christidès .... set dresser
Jacques Gut .... first assistant set decorator
Paul Moreau .... second assistant set decorator
Maurice Bourbotte .... upholsterer (uncredited)
Raymond Lemoigne .... property master (uncredited)
Sound Department
Pierre-Louis Calvet .... sound
Christian Courmes .... sound recordist (uncredited)
Maurice Dagonneau .... sound assistant (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Ernest Bourreaud .... first assistant camera
Gilbert Chain .... camera operator
Léo Mirkine .... still photographer
Henry Thibault .... still photographer (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Anne-Marie Marchand .... assistant costume designer
Madeleine Rabusson .... assistant costume designer
Editorial Department
Maryse Barbut .... assistant film editor (uncredited)
Music Department
Jacques Météhen .... conductor
Other crew
Sophie Becker .... script supervisor
Nadine Alari .... voice dubbing: Lea Padovani (uncredited)
Richard Balducci .... press agent (uncredited)
Max Ophüls .... dedicatee

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Les amants de Montparnasse" - France (original title)
"Hero of Montmatre" - USA (TV title)
"Heroes in White" - USA (TV title)
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108 min | West Germany:100 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
Finland:K-12 | Hungary:18 (original rating) | Singapore:PG | UK:A | UK:PG (DVD) | USA:Not Rated | West Germany:16 (f) (cut)

Did You Know?

Max Ophüls began directing this film but died soon afterwards. He was replaced by Jacques Becker,See more »
Amedeo Modigliani:And I can only offer you to share the rain with me.See more »


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