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L'argent (1983)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  18 May 1983 (France)
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A forged 500-franc note is cynically passed from person to person and shop to shop, until it falls into the hands of a genuine innocent who doesn't see it for what it is - which will have ... See full summary »

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Christian Patey ...
Vincent Risterucci ...
Lucien
Caroline Lang ...
Elise
Sylvie Van den Elsen ...
Grey Haired Woman
Michel Briguet ...
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Béatrice Tabourin ...
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Marc Ernest Fourneau ...
Norbert
Bruno Lapeyre ...
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François-Marie Banier
Alain Aptekman
Jeanne Aptekman ...
Yvette
Dominique Mullier
Jacques Behr
Gilles Durieux
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A forged 500-franc note is cynically passed from person to person and shop to shop, until it falls into the hands of a genuine innocent who doesn't see it for what it is - which will have devastating consequences on his life, causing him to turn to crime and murder... Written by Michael Brooke <michael@everyman.demon.co.uk>

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Last film directed by Robert Bresson. See more »

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Yvon Targe: Wait. Everyone will be happy soon. I won't wait around for that. Believe me, it will bore us stupid. I want happiness now, on my terms.
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A film which should be seen by everyone
24 September 2001 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This film expresses perfectly the affliction humanity suffers from because of it's devotion to money. It communicates at a level which is rather far beyond words and simple rhetoric, and which is easily understandable if you take the time to watch it carefully and with an open mind. It's the sort of film one should watch several times throughout life.


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