Charles-Edmond, the eldest of the Larmentiel brothers decides to return to his hometown La Rochelle to die. Forty years earlier, he had been driven by his father. Before passing away he had... See full summary »

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Fernande
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Émile Bouet
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Charles-Edmond Larmentiel
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François Larmentiel
Jacques Monod ...
Maître Lamazure
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Claude Larmentiel
Roger Dutoit ...
Patron du bistrot
Joëlle Bernard ...
La patronne de La Marine
Roger Pelletier ...
Simon Mougin
Etienne Bierry ...
Marcelin
André Certes ...
Lucien Beauvoisin
Jean Solar ...
Albert Vicart
Pierre Vielhescaze ...
Le marchand de radio
Guy Humbert ...
L'agent
Marcel Bernier ...
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Charles-Edmond, the eldest of the Larmentiel brothers decides to return to his hometown La Rochelle to die. Forty years earlier, he had been driven by his father. Before passing away he had announced that he has a hidden son, Emile, fisherman whom he wishes to leave his property. Written by morroviolet

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Celos de amor  »

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Weak French A feature.
24 January 2004 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

It's easy to be awed by the achievements of Frog Cinema and forget that they regularly send out all that classy talent to make something as feeble as Hollywood at it's most crass.

This one is a big, handsomely mounted black and white 'scope piece connected to some Simenon story and fronted up by the admirable Lino Ventura and the superb Annie Giradot their peaks. She does her best trying to make his port girl friend into a real life person despite the attentions of an army of make up men and hair dressers. The water front setting holds promise but the mechanical handling of a dim script wastes whatever effort has gone into the thing.


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