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After a train accident, a woman survives and is mistaken for an other woman she just met on a train before the accident.

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Hélène
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Madeleine Robinson ...
Mme Meyrand
Guy Tréjan ...
Mathieu Meyrand
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Patricia Meyrand
Maurice Jacquemont ...
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Solenn Jarniou ...
Nelly
André Thorent ...
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Humbert Balsan ...
Bertrand Meyrand
André Chaumeau
Jean-Henri Chambois ...
Le médecin de famille
Arlette Gilbert ...
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Los Reyes ...
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After a train accident, a woman survives and is mistaken for an other woman she just met on a train before the accident.

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16 February 1983 (France)  »

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I Married a Dead Man  »

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Romantic thriller owes much to "No Man Of Her Own"

This moody romantic thriller owes its entire plot to a little known and never released on video thus far film,"No Man Of Her Own" starring Barbara Stanwyck as a pregnant woman who after a train accident is mistaken for a rich young man's wife, they both died in the accident but her troubled past comes back to haunt her. This is the same plot of this film but Nathalie Baye is no Barbara Stanwyck. Decent effort nonetheless. Also Remade as "Mrs.Winterbourne" with Ricki Lake and Shirley Mcclaine.


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