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The Devil, Probably (1977)
"Le diable probablement" (original title)

Not Rated  |   |  Drama  |  15 June 1977 (France)
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Charles drifts through politics, religion and psychoanalysis, rejecting them all. Once he realises the depth of his disgust with the moral and physical decline of the society he lives in, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Antoine Monnier ...
Charles
Tina Irissari ...
Alberte
Henri de Maublanc ...
Michel
Laetitia Carcano ...
Nicolas Deguy ...
Valentin
Régis Hanrion ...
Dr. Mime, Psychanalyste
Geoffroy Gaussen ...
Libraire
Roger Honorat ...
Commissaire
Vincent Cottrel
Laurence Delannoy
Laetitia Martinneti
Martin Schlumberger
Thadee Klossowsky
Miguel Irissari
Nadine Boyer-Vidal
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Charles drifts through politics, religion and psychoanalysis, rejecting them all. Once he realises the depth of his disgust with the moral and physical decline of the society he lives in, he decides that suicide is the only option... Written by Michael Brooke <michael@everyman.demon.co.uk>

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15 June 1977 (France)  »

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The Devil, Probably  »

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$3,204 (USA) (20 April 2012)

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$13,146 (USA) (20 April 2012)
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Charles: Charity degrades donor as much as the recipient.
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Ego Dormio
Music by Claudio Monteverdi (as Monteverdi)
Orchestration by R.P. Émile Martin (as R.P. Martin)
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The Slow Motion
11 November 1998 | by (Hanover, NH, USA) – See all my reviews

I just saw Le Diable Probablement this evening, and I really enjoyed it. While some may criticize the film, I thought it to be an extremely creative look into the psychological circumstances of the film's protagonist Charles.

The film was striking in what it doesn't express. The catatonic nature of all the characters is what gives the film its vitality. The sparse and unemotional dialogue, the bland atmosphere, and the visual depictions of the characters themselves capture an emotion quite lost in modern day cinema.


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