A young filmmaker is struggling to get his autobiographical screenplay made into a film.

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Léon, le Père de David
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Anna
Francis Huster ...
David
Michel Jonasz ...
Simon
Nathalie Nell ...
France
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Sarah, la mère de David
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Guy
Charles Gérard ...
William
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Hélène
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Rose
Danièle Delorme ...
Georges
Annie Noël ...
La mère supérieure
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Albert
Geneviève Mnich ...
Rebecca
Nicolas Hossein ...
Nicolas
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A young filmmaker is struggling to get his autobiographical screenplay made into a film.

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5 May 1982 (France)  »

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What Makes David Run?  »

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Lyrics by Charles Aznavour
Performed by Francoise Walle
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