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Happy New Year (1973)

La bonne année (original title)
Released from prison apparently under a New Year amnesty, a criminal tries to pick up the threads of a life changed not only by his daring plan to rob a jewellers in out-of-season Cannes ... See full summary »

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Simon
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Françoise
Charles Gérard ...
Charlot
André Falcon ...
Le bijoutier
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Herself / Elle-même
Lilo ...
Madame Félix
Claude Mann ...
L'intellectuel
Frédéric de Pasquale ...
L'amant parisien
Gérard Sire ...
Le directeur de la prison
Silvano Tranquilli ...
L'amant italien
André Barello
Michel Bertay
Norman de la Chesnaye
Pierre Edeline
Pierre Pontiche
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Released from prison apparently under a New Year amnesty, a criminal tries to pick up the threads of a life changed not only by his daring plan to rob a jewellers in out-of-season Cannes but by someone special he met there. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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13 April 1973 (France)  »

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Happy New Year  »

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References Before the Revolution (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

La Bonne Année
Music by Francis Lai
Lyrics by Catherine Desage
Performed by Mireille Mathieu
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Bonne année, La * Claude Lelouch * 1973
19 August 2003 | by (Stoke On Trent, England) – See all my reviews

Simon, a jewel thief, is released from prison on New Year's Eve. As he returns to freedom, we see (through flashback) the eventful few weeks that led up to his arrest. An entertaining film, with interesting dialogue and brilliant direction throughout.

7/10.


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