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Another Man, Another Chance (1977)

Un autre homme, une autre chance (original title)
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

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

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28 September 1977 (France)  »

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Another Man, Another Chance  »

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1.66 : 1
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When the stuttering reporting tells the editor about the idea for the race, they are inside the newspaper office. The name of the newspaper is painted backwards on the window. It's readable inside, instead of to people outside. See more »

Quotes

[in French with English subtitles]
Francis' Friend: Your pessimism is alarming.
Francis Leroy: A pessimist is an optimist with experience.
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great story
14 March 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Interesting to read some other reviews here talk of how art plays a role in this film, and how that's a bad or somehow less appealing thing. Maybe it's the genre they see as this not working well. For some, a simpler film may be best. But this film integrates a variety of story lines and looks to take the viewer on a forward and backward ride forcing you to think about what you missed and what is yet to come. With that, it's too complicated, too artsy if you will, for a dumbed down less sophisticated American movie audience. Sad that some miss this, but see the film for yourself and appreciate film making for the art IT IS!!! American film audiences have a lot of work to do! Otherwise, I love the film for the French language and story line in Paris because I love French, France, and Paris!


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