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The Cruel Embrace (1987)
"Les noces barbares" (original title)

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Nicole is a rape victim. Her son, the result of this tragic event, is cut off, harassed, unloved, ostracized. He develops a neurotic personality, despite attempts to engage his hostile mother in a dialogue of affection and recognition.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marianne Basler ...
Nicole, la mere
Thierry Frémont ...
Ludo adolescent
Yves Cotton ...
Ludo enfant
Marie-Ange Dutheil ...
Mademoisell Rakoff
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Micho
Frédéric Saurel ...
Tatar
Claudine Delvaux ...
Madame Blanchard
Jacky Pratoussy ...
Monsieur Blanchard (as Jacques Pratoussy)
Patrick Massieu ...
Le patron du bistrot
Jean-Louis Benoît ...
L'instituteur
Willem Carpentier ...
Will
Pascale Tison ...
Lise
Henri Gruvman ...
Odilon
Gerda Marchand ...
Fine
Christiane Broustet ...
La vendeuse
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Nicole is a rape victim. Her son, the result of this tragic event, is cut off, harassed, unloved, ostracized. He develops a neurotic personality, despite attempts to engage his hostile mother in a dialogue of affection and recognition.

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25 November 1987 (France)  »

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Barbarische Hochzeit  »

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