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Le vieil homme et l'enfant
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19 February 1968 (USA) See more »
Claude is a Jew. Because of the risks of an arrest (France is occupied by the Nazis), his parents send him away to an elderly couple in the country... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Michel Simon ... Pépé
Roger Carel ... Victor
Paul Préboist ... Maxime
Luce Fabiole ... Mémé
Aline Bertrand ... Raymonde
Sylvine Delannoy ... Suzanne
Zorica Lozic ... Madame Langmann
Jacqueline Rouillard ... L'institutrice
Marco Perrin ... Le curé
Denise Péron (as Denise Peron)
Elisabeth Rey ... La petite Dinou (as La petite Elisabeth Rey)
Didier Perret ... Le petit frère de Dinou (as Le petit Didier Perret)
Kinou ... Le chien (as Le chien Kinou)
Alain Cohen ... Claude Langmann

Charles Denner ... Monsieur Langmann
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yves Boussus ... L'homme dans le magasin de jouets (uncredited)

Directed by
Claude Berri 
Writing credits
Claude Berri  screenplay and dialogue and
Gérard Brach  adaptation &
Claude Berri  adaptation and
Michel Rivelin  adaptation

Produced by
Paul Cadéac .... executive producer
André Hunebelle .... producer (uncredited)
Original Music by
Georges Delerue 
Cinematography by
Jean Penzer 
Film Editing by
Denise Charvein 
Sophie Coussein 
Production Design by
Georges Lévy  (as Georges Levy)
Maurice Petri 
Set Decoration by
Louis Seuret 
Albert Volper 
Costume Design by
Jacques Cottin 
Production Management
Jean Darvey .... production manager
Noel Mouton .... unit manager (as Noële Mouton)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Claude Confortès .... assistant director
Philippe Garrel .... assistant director
Pierre Grunstein .... assistant director
Jérôme Kanapa .... assistant director
Art Department
Yves Decaix .... props
Saul Bass .... poster designer (uncredited)
Sound Department
Jacques Bissières .... sound assistant
Julien Coutelier .... sound (as Julien Coutellier)
Jean Labussière .... sound
Camera and Electrical Department
Jean Chiabaut .... camera operator
Jacques Gimel .... still photographer
Pierre Li .... assistant camera
Arlette Massay .... assistant camera
Editorial Department
Marguerite Gregorz .... assistant editor
Arlette Langmann .... assistant editor
Other crew
Henri Charrier .... administrator
Colette Robin .... script supervisor
Madeleine Santucci .... script supervisor

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Also Known As:
"Le vieil homme et l'enfant" - France (original title)
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90 min | USA:86 min
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6 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
A young child uses logic to challenge the prejudices of an old man, 6 January 2008
Author: life2great from United States

This movie shows the power of the media in shaping the minds of simple folk, filling them with irrational prejudices. This shaping is what leads to the rise of totalitarian governments and to Islamic fascism. The best way to fight this, is to have the chance to live with and directly influence, by subtly challenging these prejudices with reason and logic. But the logician, in this case was a nine year old boy who lives in the country with an elderly couple as a way of surviving the final years of Nazi occupied France. The movie is very touching and meaningful. Filmed in black and white, which gives the movies a war time feel. The on-screen relationship between the old man and the young boy, which helps each to grow, is what good story telling is all about.

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