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Le chemin des écoliers (1959)

Le chemin des ecoliers (The Way if Youth) is a 1959 French film starring Alain Delon. It is based in the novel The Transient Hour by Marcel Ayme.

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Yvette Grandmaison
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Charles Michaud
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Tiercelin
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Antoine Michaud
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Paul Tiercelin
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Lulu
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Hélène Michaud
Micheline Luccioni ...
Solange, la secrétaire de Charles Michaud
Christian Lude ...
Lollivier
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Monsieur Coutelier
Gaby Basset ...
Lucette, la soeur de Tiercelin
Claude Castaing ...
Dominique
Martine Havet ...
Pierrette Michaud, la petite soeur d'Antoine
Sylviane Rozenberg ...
Chou, la fille d'Yvette (as Sylviane Rozemberg)
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Flora
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Le chemin des ecoliers (The Way if Youth) is a 1959 French film starring Alain Delon. It is based in the novel The Transient Hour by Marcel Ayme.

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The long way round.
18 September 2002 | by See all my reviews

That's what the title means.Like Autant-Lara's"la traversée de Paris",it's a Marcel Aymé adaptation and it deals with the not-so-glorious side of the Occupation:black market,war profiteers cracking open bottles of Champagne while most of the Parisians are almost starving.The conclusion is moral though.

Michel Boisrond is a third-rate director and his movie is academic to a fault.What saves this work is the cast which is quite impressive:Bourvil,Alain Delon,Lino Ventura and Jean-Claude Brialy -who will meet again during their career .

Best scene:Frenchie Pierre Mondy,in German uniform,telling Bourvil that Delon (Bourvil's son in the story)is wanted by the Gestapo;the parents think he is a Resistance fighter while their offspring is having a wild time.


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