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The Lions Are Loose (1961)
"Les lions sont lâchés" (original title)

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Didier Marèze
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Albertine Ferran
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Marie-Laure Robert-Guichard
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Cécile
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Le docteur André Challenberg
Denise Provence ...
Hélène Challenberg
Louis Arbessier ...
Frédéric Moine
Daniel Ceccaldi ...
Georges Guichard
Marcel Charvey ...
Un ami de Didier
Marc Lambert
Martine Messager ...
Florence Guichard
Bernard Musson ...
Gabriel, le valet de chambre
Francis Nani ...
Arnaud Guichard
François Nocher ...
Gilles
Jean Ozenne ...
Albert Robert-Guichard
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The Lions Are Loose  »

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It's often stated that Claudia Cardinale's real voice is first heard in Fellini's 8 1/2. However, that is for Italian films which are dubbed after filming since CC didn't speak much Italian and Italian directors thought her voice wouldn't appeal. Actually, Upstairs and Downstairs was the first film to use her voice (in English) in a minor role. Les Lions sont lâchés is her first starring French role and is the first film that uses her real, distinctive voice. In fact, as the main star, she narrates a good portion of the film in French, her first language. See more »

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