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The Old Guard (1960)
"Les vieux de la vieille" (original title)

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Three old chums who are number ones in the business of practical jokes decide to leave their village from Vendée in France in order to go and live in a old people's nursing home. Pested off... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pierre Fresnay ...
Baptiste Talon
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Jean-Marie Péjat
Noël-Noël ...
Blaise Poulossière
Bruno Balp ...
L'ouvrier de la salle communale
Yane Barry ...
Mariette
Paul Bisciglia ...
Jojo, le fiancé de Mariette
Charles Bouillaud ...
Le fils Bleuzet
Denise Carvenne ...
La touriste en voiture
Pierre Collet ...
Le livreur de bières
Robert Dalban ...
Jérôme Ardouin, le fossoyeur
André Dalibert ...
Anselme Poulossière
Guy Decomble ...
Le chauffeur du car
Hélène Dieudonné ...
La supérieure de 'Gouyette'
Yvette Etiévant ...
Louise
Paul Faivre ...
Léon
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Three old chums who are number ones in the business of practical jokes decide to leave their village from Vendée in France in order to go and live in a old people's nursing home. Pested off and unable to stand their jokes any more, the villagers are more than happy to see them leaving off. But the three old men, soon enough, feeling bored of the nursing home, make up their mind to come back and settle down in the village. Written by Paulo Ramirez

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2 September 1960 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Der Himmel ist schon ausverkauft  »

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The 3 Stooges, grown up
7 November 2001 | by (illinois) – See all my reviews

I saw this on French TV about a year ago - a great ensemble performance by 3 of the best (though aged) French actors hamming it up - kind of the outcasts of their little town due to general crochetiness (especially a destructive rampage by Gabin at a dance hall). The most memorable scene finds them lost in open country, where an unreadable signpost is discovered. Much arguing ensues. Much wine is also consumed on the way to their final rest...home.


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