The story of a common man that could raise in life thanks to lies and deceits.

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Virginia Walter
Emilia Guiú ...
Clotilde de Marelle (Clo-Clo)
Patricia Morán ...
Susana
José Baviera ...
Sr. Walter
Jorge Mondragón ...
Sr. Forestier
Nicolás Rodríguez ...
Varenne
Rafael Banquells ...
Jacobo Rival - Periodista
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Coronel Duclos
Carlos Aguirre ...
Márques de Cassolles
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Storyline

Based upon a novel written by Guy de Maupassant, the film tells the story of Jorge Dubois, an unemployed man based on Marsella, France. He encounters with an old friend, who works as a journalist for the most important paper in France. This friend invites Jorge to write articles for the paper, albeit the man doesn't know how. "You always will find a fool dispose to write your articles", the friend says, and later Jorge meets a beautiful woman, Magdalena, during a party where all the high society of France is gathered together. There, Jorge will meet with a General and he claims to him having fight in Argelia with the army, which is a lie. Magdalena is an intelligent and very talented woman, and she will be the person who writes the articles for Jorge. This will be the beginning of a successful career in journalism for Jorge, but also a promiscuous life with some women. Jorge will have a romantic relationship with Clotilde, a married woman, and with an older woman, Virginia, only ... Written by Alejandro Frias

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Drama

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1947 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El buen mozo  »

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1.37 : 1
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