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Their Last Night (1953)

Leur dernière nuit (original title)

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Pierre Fernand Ruffin dit Monsieur Fernand
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Madeleine Marsan
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Dédé - un gangster
Gaby Basset ...
La prostituée
Paul Bonifas ...
Le commissaire principal (as Bonifas)
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L'inspecteur Dupré
Suzanne Dantès ...
Mademoiselle Mercier
Jean-Jacques Delbo ...
Antoine Pérez
Arthur Devère ...
Le marinier
Luce Fabiole ...
La directrice du cours Sévigné
Fernand Gilbert ...
Le bistro
Camille Guérini ...
Monsieur Malafosse
Jacqueline Marbaux ...
Madame de Lydia (as Jacqueline Marbot)
Geneviève Morel ...
La bonne de l'hôtel
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Odette Barencey ...
La cuisinière de la pension
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23 October 1953 (France)  »

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french film noir not too well known
14 August 2014 | by (France) – See all my reviews

Leur Dernière Nuit is a rather good surprise in french film noir. Jean Gabin has a double life (like he did in Le Miroir in 1947 with a stunning end) : he is a respected librarian and a gangster.

He helps a young woman to find some work and she helps him back when he is in danger. Madeleine Robinson plays this woman and she's very touching.

Not a masterpiece but some scenes are very interesting (for lovers of old France like me). The director George Lacombe does some very fine job, and the next year, he directs La Lumière D'En Face with a very erotic and perverse Brigitte Bardot before Et Dieu Créa La Femme.

Leur Dernière Nuit prefigures Gabin's specialty in playing gangsters. Enjoy.


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