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Edith and Marcel (1983)

Édith et Marcel (original title)
The world's most popular entertainer and Europe's greatest boxer: the film puts the love affair of these two national heroes against a backdrop of the end of World War II, hotel suites in ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Evelyne Bouix ...
Edith Piaf / Margot de Villedieu
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Jacques Barbier
Francis Huster ...
Francis Roman
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Loulou Barrier
Marcel Cerdan Jr. ...
Marcel Cerdan
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Lucien Roupp
Charles Gérard ...
Charlot
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Ginou
Micky Sébastian ...
Marinette Cerdan
Maurice Garrel ...
Margot's Father
Ginette Garcin ...
Guite
Philippe Khorsand ...
Jo Longman
Jany Gastaldi ...
Momone
Candice Patou ...
Margot's Sister
Tanya Lopert ...
English Teacher
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The world's most popular entertainer and Europe's greatest boxer: the film puts the love affair of these two national heroes against a backdrop of the end of World War II, hotel suites in New York, transatlantic plane flights, Cerdan's loss of the world middleweight title to Jake Lamotta, and Piaf's gift for tragic love songs. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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13 April 1983 (France)  »

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Dedicated to Patrick Dewaere, who committed suicide in the beginning of the shooting. He was replaced by 'Marcel Cerdan Jr'. who plays the role of his own father, the boxer Marcel Cerdan. See more »

Soundtracks

La Foule
Music by Angel Cabral
Lyrics by Michel Rivgauche
Performed by Édith Piaf
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Pretty bad
21 April 2002 | by (New York, New York) – See all my reviews

This is pretty much the style of TV movie adaptations of Danielle Steele's books.

It's pretty awful. You will also see the poorest shots of boxing you will ever see - gently place the glove against the man's face, slowly move the face by gently extending the gloved hand...

You will also be somewhat sickened by: a) camera circling, and b) drumbeat accompaniment to camera circling.

All that said, it is about as entertaining as Danielle Steel - so if you're in that mood, go ahead, but you'll KNOW instantly this is BAD!


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