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The Devil and the Ten Commandments (1962)
"Le diable et les 10 commandements" (original title)

 |  Comedy, Drama  |  14 October 1963 (USA)
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1) Jerôme Chambard, a retired man, taken in by nuns in a convent, swears like a trooper. 2) Françoise takes a lover because he has promised her a diamond necklace. 3) Denis, a seminarist, ... See full summary »

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Jérôme Chambard (segments "Dieu en vain ne jureras" / "Les Dimanches tu garderas")
Lucien Baroux ...
Troussemier - l'évêque / The bishop (segments "Dieu en vain ne jureras" / "'Les Dimanches tu garderas")
Claude Nollier ...
La mère supérieure (segments "Dieu en vain ne jureras" / "Les Dimanches tu garderas")
Françoise Arnoul ...
Françoise Beaufort (segment "Luxurieux point ne seras")
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Micheline Allan (segment "Luxurieux point ne seras")
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Philip Allan (segment "Luxurieux point ne seras")
Claude Dauphin ...
Georges Beaufort (segment "Luxurieux point ne seras")
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Le bijoutier / Jeweler (segment "Luxurieux point ne seras")
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Denis Mayeux (segment "Homicide point ne seras")
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Garigny (episode "Homicide point ne seras")
Maurice Biraud ...
Louis (segment "Homicide point ne seras")
Henri Vilbert ...
Alexandre (segment "Homicide point ne seras")
Maurice Teynac ...
Le père supérieur / Father Superior (segment "Homicide point ne seras")
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Dieu / God (segment "Un seul Dieu tu adoreras")
Germaine Kerjean ...
La grand-mère (segment "Un seul Dieu tu adoreras")
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1) Jerôme Chambard, a retired man, taken in by nuns in a convent, swears like a trooper. 2) Françoise takes a lover because he has promised her a diamond necklace. 3) Denis, a seminarist, decides to renounce his vows to avenge his sister. 4) God in person lands at a remote farm and works miracles there. 5) Pierre learns that his mother is not his mother, but a famous actress. 6) Didier, a bank clerk, teams up with a bank thief after being fired by the manager 7) Jerôme Chambard is invited to Sunday lunch by his friend the bishop and by dint of drinking to their friendship the holy man cannot remember the ten commandments anymore Written by Guy Bellinger

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Italian censorship visa # 38364 delivered on 18-9-1962. See more »

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Sensational cast of giants!!! ALAIN DELON IS UNFORGETTABLE!!
16 April 2003 | by (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain) – See all my reviews

Enchants this film to Me because it is directed with masterful hand by a sensational director as Julien Duvivier. This film is not inferior other more prestigious films in front of like "Tales of Manhattan".

Wonderful scenes rolled in Black and White and interpreted very well by many stars of exception: Danielle Darrieux, Françoise Arnoul, Fernandel, Mel Ferrer, Micheline Presle... but the best is ALAIN DELON, who shows why is one of the best actors in the world. I have seen this film 15 times. It catches of convincing the different episodies without boring. It's very interesting to see it.

Would be advisable that this magnificent film saw everybody it because it has everything: love, humor, passion, suspense... and unfergettables performances by greats stars !!!


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