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Every Man for Himself (1980)
"Sauve qui peut (la vie)" (original title)

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An examination of sexual relationships, in which three protagonists interact in different combinations.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Isabelle Rivière
Jacques Dutronc ...
Paul Godard
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Denise Rimbaud
Roland Amstutz ...
Second client
Cécile Tanner ...
Cecile
Anna Baldaccini ...
Isabelle's sister
Roger Jendly ...
2nd Guy
Fred Personne ...
First client
Nicole Jacquet ...
Woman
Dore De Rosa ...
Elevator Attendant
Monique Barscha ...
Chanteur d'opéra
Michel Cassagne ...
Piaget
Paule Muret ...
Paul's ex-wife
Catherine Freiburghaus ...
Farm Girl
Bernard Cazassus ...
1st Guy
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An examination of sexual relationships, in which three protagonists interact in different combinations.

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sex | female nudity

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Release Date:

15 October 1980 (France)  »

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Every Man for Himself  »

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Suicidio!
from opera "La Gioconda"
Written by Amilcare Ponchielli
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"This is it". The brightness and boldness of Jean Luc.
25 April 2003 | by (Buenos Aires, República Argentina) – See all my reviews

I really don´t know what David Hammer means by "joy for the enterprise". The only thing i know is that there´s a moment in our evolution in which we realize that life is just life. "Live your life as life lives itself" (Chinese proverb). Everything else is our invention, the invention of our minds. The product of a great fear of our degradation; degradation that naturally affects each of the living creatures of the earth. I understand what Godard means and share his feeling. Life is not only "joy", David. Life is much more than pleasure and excitement. Paul Godard (the character) reflects a deep feeling of the great French director. "I am not strong enough to accept life is just life. I need to believe we are here just here in order to DO something. The simplicity of life is difficult to accept in communities like ours. We are used to "produce", to have a product as a consequence of our time spent. A very strong and wise man can accept this fact. The "ouvre" of Jean Luc Godard show us that he moves, produces among elements that are not the ordinary ones. Godard has reached the moment of awareness in his "jeneusse". We can realize that by watching his films. The only thing that remains for me to do is just thank Jean Luc for his truth and for helping me to create mine.


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