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Credited cast:
Jean-Paul Giquel ...
Yan
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Juliette
Dominique Labourier ...
Jeanne
Jean-Pierre Melec ...
Jean-Pierre
André Julien ...
Le père de Yan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gilette Barbier ...
La mère de Yan
Christian Bouillette
Albert Dray
Michel Duplaix ...
(as Michel Dupleix)
Jacques Favre-Bertin
Gérard Zimmermann
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22 year-old- Yan is trying hard to find his way in life: a job he likes, an ideal. In Saint-Nazaire, his home town, he vegetates, just like his father, an unambitious worker. His fiancée, Juliette, has middle class values and dreams of nothing but a comfortable married life. Dissatisfied, he moves to Paris where he becomes an assembly line worker at the Billancourt Renault car factory. Sick of the working conditions he and his fellow workers have to endure there, he soon turns into a leftist activist... Written by Guy Bellinger

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