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Good Luck (1935)

Bonne chance! (original title)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Sacha Guitry ...
Claude
Jacqueline Delubac ...
Marie
Pauline Carton ...
La mère de Marie
Paul Dullac ...
Le maire de Marie
Montel ...
Un vieux monsieur qui passe
André Numès Fils ...
Prosper (as Numès Fils)
Rivers Cadet ...
Le greffier
Robert Darthez ...
Gastion Lepeltier
Andrée Guize ...
Henriette Lepeltier
Lucienne Givry ...
L'élégante
Simone Sandre ...
L'épicière (as Simone Sandré)
Madeleine Suffel ...
La gantière (as Renée Suffel)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Antoine ...
Antoine, le coiffeur
Louis Baldy ...
L'employé de banque (as Baldy)
Renée Dennsy ...
Une radeuse
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20 September 1935 (France)  »

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Deux De Chez Nous
2 March 2009 | by See all my reviews

Sacha Guitry had made his first movie in 1915 ,then dedicated himself to stage only ,as a writer,director and director.It was 1935 before he made another movie "Pasteur" and this one released the same year.

A collaboration with Fernand Rivers (who also worked with Gance),"Bonne Chance" displays Guitry's touch,particularly in the beginning with this humor verging on absurd in the scenes of the pose and the hairdresser.Puns,jokes and even reductio ad absurdum that what is immoral is moral and vice versa.Good lines such as "He's your brother? but he doesn't resemble you" "We don't have the same father!" "Ah!I see.."And not the same mother either!"

A girl (Jacqueline Delubac,Guitry's then-wife) who got engaged to a boy who is leaving for military training (thirteen days) wins two million on the raffle ,thanks to an older man (Guitry)who she calls her good luck charm (hence the title:good luck!).While the fiancé is away ,he takes her to a honeymoon before the wedding ,spending a lot of money on caviar,Renoir paintings,castles and other trivia.

Like this?try these....

"Le Million" René Clair 1931 "Antoine Et Antoinette" Jacques Becker 1947


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