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Another Man, Another Chance (1977)
"Un autre homme, une autre chance" (original title)

PG  |   |  Western  |  28 September 1977 (France)
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A photographer, who has been hired to photograph the wild west of America where he has lived his entire life, tells his client of a photograph he has that was taken one hundred years ago by... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
David Williams / Photographer
Jeanne Leroy née Perriere (as Genevieve Bujold)
Francis Huster ...
Francis Leroy
Mary Williams
Simon Williams
Linda Lee Lyons ...
Sarah Leroy
Jacques Villeret ...
Fred Stuthman ...
Mary's Father
Mary's Mother
1st Bandit
Dominic Barto ...
Wounded Man
Stagecoach Driver (as Dick Farnsworth)
George Flaherty ...
Sheriff Carter


A photographer, who has been hired to photograph the wild west of America where he has lived his entire life, tells his client of a photograph he has that was taken one hundred years ago by his French great-grandmother that epitomizes what he is trying to capture. The story behind the photographer's heritage and that photograph... In the early 1870s, photographer Francis Leroy and who would eventually becomes his wife, Jeanne Leroy née Perriere, a baker's daughter and an aspiring photographer in her own right, move from Paris, where strife has taken hold due to Napoleon's loss in the Franco-Prussian War, to the American west, where the light is more conducive for their photography work. The move is despite not knowing about life at their destination and not knowing how to speak English. Veterinarian David Williams and his wife Mary Williams love each other, but their wants in life are incompatible with each other, David who loves his work treating real animals on farms and ranches, ... Written by Huggo

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[in French with English subtitles]
Francis' Friend: Your pessimism is alarming.
Francis Leroy: A pessimist is an optimist with experience.
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Slice of the Old West
2 November 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was not a stellar film, but life and films aren't always galactic experiences. If you want to go back and spend some light time in the 19th century American West and France this is a nice bit of time travel. I'm confused by the opening scene because it stands all alone and is never resolved. I would have expected a flash of light and a trip though a worm hole and an eventual return to modern times. But that would have been a different story, I suppose. Once back in time the story, ambiance, characters and storytelling style kept my attention nicely. Of course, I'm a fan of James Caan, and the chemistry between him and Geneviève Bujold was very touching and not overdone. In fact, nothing was overdone. It's just a good, understated love story.

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