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Germinal (1963)

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1863. Etienne Lantier, who has been fired from a railway company for being involved in union activities, lands a miner's job in the North of France. He finds bed and lodging at the Maheus',... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean Sorel ...
Étienne Lantier
Berthe Granval ...
Claude Brasseur ...
Claude Cerval ...
Victor Maigrat
Bernard Blier ...
Hennebeau
Philippe Lemaire ...
Jacqueline Porel ...
Madame Maigrat
Simone Valère ...
Madame Hennebau
Sándor Pécsi ...
Zoltán Makláry ...
Bonnemort (as Zoltan Makklary)
Michèle Cordoue ...
La veuve Désir
Marianne Krencsey ...
La Mouquette
Gabrielle Dorziat ...
La grand-mère de Catherine
Gábor Koncz ...
Gábor Agárdi ...
(as Gabor Aggardi)
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1863. Etienne Lantier, who has been fired from a railway company for being involved in union activities, lands a miner's job in the North of France. He finds bed and lodging at the Maheus', all of whom being miners themselves and whose daughter Catherine proves susceptible to his charm.The work is hard, ill-paid and dangerous. When the miners hear their wages are going to be cut down they revolt, led by Lantier. The company decides to bring workers in replacement and the authorities repress the rebels ruthlessly. The strike ends in death and suffering but hope for a better future still prevails, in spite of everything... Written by Guy Bellinger

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16 September 1963 (France)  »

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La furia degli uomini  »

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