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Francois Donge, a wealthy manufacturer, is fighting death at hospital. He officially suffers from a food poisoning. But actually, his wife Bebe deliberately poisoned him. Flashback: ten ... See full summary »
Those five are unemployed penniless workers. Together they win 100,000 Francs with the national lottery. Instead of sharing the money, they buy a ruin and build an open-air cafe. But ... See full summary »
Lucien Bourrache, a good looking non-commissioned officer at the Spahis, is used to charm many women. He met Madeleine Courtois at Cannes. She is beautiful and lives in luxury. He lends her... See full summary »
On the night of their tenth anniversary, Doctor Rene Richard accidentally discovers that his wife, actress Madeleine Richard, has been having an affair with a disturbed artist, Daniel ... See full summary »
André Chatelin is a restaurant owner in Les Halles in Paris. One morning, a girl named Catherine asks to see him. She happens to be the daughter of his estranged wife, Gabrielle, that André... See full summary »
Aged penniless actors are living in a old people's home. They always talk about their past glory or failures. One day Raphael Saint-Clair comes; he has been a famous actor and had a lot of ... See full summary »
Fifteen years after WWII, a group of ex-resistance fighters are brought together by Marie-Octobre, so that the former members of the network can finally relive one fateful night and find out who betrayed their murdered leader, Castille.
After an accident Raymond has gone blind .His family treats him like a child .But fortunately ,a nun comes to his rescue.She works in a center where blind people learn to read with the Braille alphabet.
Victor, a righteous man, is secretly in love with Françoise, married to Marc Pélicier, a slick scoundrel who was also Victor's brother-in-arms during the war. When Marc is threatened to be ... See full summary »
Madeleine Robinson - born Madeleine Yvonne Svoboda, daughter of a Czeckoslovak pastrycook - made a remarkable 104 films in seven decades (1930s - 1990s) yet contrived to be virtually unknown in England, which is a great pity and England's loss. In common with most French females in the profession she was a beautiful lady who was also a fine actress and as such got to appear with prime leading men - Gerard Philippe, Pierre Brasseur, Eric von Strohein and, as here, Jean Gabin. Gabin himself made three films with director Georges Lacombe but after relocating to Hollywood in 1940 he fell out of favour with French audiences and went from the Top male star in the business to also- ran until he regained his crown with Jacques Becker's Touchez-pas au grisbi in 1954. Their Last Night dates from a tad earlier so although it is a fine effort it has suffered unjust neglect although now it is available on the excellent range of dvds my Rene Château it may gain recognition. Gabin is a milquetoast on the surface but underneath the facade really a leading gangster. He is able to secure a teaching post for Robinson, just up from the provinces and her sense of gratitude plus her growing affection for him leads her to help him when he goes on the run. Perhaps its most singular aspect is the fact that the two highly charismatic leads don't even kiss yet, as in Coward's Brief Encounter we are in no doubt of the chemistry between them. Ripe for rediscovery.
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