Charles Desvallées has good reasons to believe that his wife is cheating on him and hires a P.D. in order to prove himself right. Once he knows the lover is writer Victor Pégala, he drives ... See full summary »
In Apache territory, a supply army column heads for the next fort, an ex-scout searches for the killer of his Indian wife, and a housewife abandons her husband in order to re-join her Apache lover's tribe.
Lucienne Delamare and Pierre Maury are having an affair. Lucienne's husband Paul is the mayor, and a French deputy. Pierre's wife Clotilde has been weak and sickly for years. Lucienne's ... See full summary »
Middle-aged businessman, Simon Léotard finds his future in jeopardy when his partner Julien commits suicide after having accumulated a mass of debts. Simon's unscrupulous business rival ... See full summary »
Marc Régent, a hit man in the pay of ruthless gang leader Marcus, refuses to gun down René, his friend. Hunted down by Marcus's men, he fakes a suicide but Marcus does not take the bait. He... See full summary »
Oddly ,this follow-up to "Roger la Honte" is praised by the critics ,just because Charles Spaak lent a helping hand with the lines.In my opinion,this second part is more confused than the first one.There is a ludicrous scene where Jean Desailly and Simone Valere (two excellent thespians ,husband and wife in real life)take part in a motor race (old rattle-traps that is).There's "a story so far" at the beginning of the film which often looks like a poor man's "les Miserables" ,Roger and his daughter looking like Jean Valjean and Cosette with captain Lacroix as their Javert.
"Roger la Honte" ,like "la Porteuse de Pain" will see his name cleared at last.Entertaining stuff ,because of the very good cast:Lucien Coedel,Maria Casarès,Louis Salou (these two were in "les Enfants Du Paradis" ),Paul Bernard,Jean Tissier...
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