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Like a Turtle on Its Back (1978)
"La tortue sur le dos" (original title)

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Jean-François Stévenin ...
Paul
Bernadette Lafont ...
Camille
Virginie Thévenet ...
Nathalie
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Pierre
Sandy Whitelaw ...
Prokosch
Marion Game ...
Sylvie
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Nietzsce student
Poussine Mercanton ...
Marie-Cécile
Marc Lévy ...
Gus, le voyageur
Jo Perque ...
Usherette
Véronique Dancigers ...
Arrogant girl
Sarah Sterling ...
La femme du dancing
Dominique Erlanger ...
La libraire
Jacques Dichamp ...
Le gardien de nuit
Véronique Silver ...
Mme Beuve
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