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La vieille dame indigne (1965)

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Madame Berthe Bertini
Malka Ribowska ...
Rosalie (as Malka Ribovska)
Etienne Bierry ...
Albert
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Pierre
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Alphonse
Jean-Louis Lamande ...
Charles
Armand Meffre ...
Ernest - le patron du Zanzibar
Pascale de Boysson ...
Simone
François Maistre ...
Gaston
Robert Bousquet ...
Robert
Lena Delanne ...
Victoire
Jeanne Hardeyn ...
Rose
Pierre Decazes ...
Charlot
André Thorent ...
Dufour
Edmund Dantez ...
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24 March 1965 (France)  »

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Award: Grand Prix Inter-Clubs 1965. See more »

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very good ensemble acting, touching cross generational film
26 July 2003 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

I saw this film in Paris in its original release at 20 years of age, and it has always stayed with me. If the film has a message, it might be to live life with dignity, in spite of the weaknesses of others and your own burdens, and when the chance presents itself to live it to its fullest. The movie's ending, when we see the photos of Sylvie "en vacances", is as poignant as I have experienced.

Now if I can only find out where to rent it, to enjoy it again.


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