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Jean-Claude Bouillon ...
François de Marceau
Didier Haudepin ...
Fabrice Fournier
Maria Mauban ...
Hélène Fournier
Bruno Pradal ...
Julien Fournier
Robert Hossein ...
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Gwen Welles ...
Hellé
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Annick Berger
Jackie Blanchot ...
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Dorothée Blanck ...
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Agnès Capri
Pascal Cousin
Michel Dacquin
Dominique Delpierre
Dora Doll
Rudy Lenoir
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3 May 1972 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Hellé, perversión de una inocente  »

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Written and Performed by Philippe Sarde Et Orchestre
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Remarkable French Anti-War Film of the Viet Nam Era
14 July 2000 | by (Prague, Czech Republic) – See all my reviews

I saw Helle in a theatre in Andorra, in 1973, and have been searching for it ever since, wondering why it has remained so obscure. The setting is a village in the High Savoy mountains, providing the film a stunning scenic backdrop. By contrast, the idyllic feel of early 1950s French rural life is torn apart by the reappearance of a returned -- and embittered -- French veteran of Viet Nam. Despair, eroticism, and suicide become the themes pursued by the film, whose impact is powerful. For Americans who thought they alone were scarred by Viet Nam, it is historical tonic.


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