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Pierre Doris ...
 Albert / ... (4 episodes, 1971)
Jacqueline Dufranne ...
 Jeanne / ... (4 episodes, 1971)
Agathe Natanson ...
 Marguerite / ... (4 episodes, 1971)
Fernand Gravey ...
 Le marquis / ... (4 episodes, 1971)
Alexandre Rignault ...
 Birot / ... (4 episodes, 1971)
Henri Saulquin ...
 Le Bedeau / ... (3 episodes, 1971)
Hervé Lévy ...
 Les enfants: Hervé / ... (3 episodes, 1971)
Michel Terrazon ...
 Les enfants: Michel / ... (3 episodes, 1971)
Albert Martinez ...
 Les enfants: Bébert / ... (3 episodes, 1971)
Ovila Légaré ...
 Le curé (3 episodes, 1971)
Jean Mauvais ...
 Mahu (3 episodes, 1971)
Albert Michel ...
 Cottin (3 episodes, 1971)
Henri Puff ...
 Marcel (2 episodes, 1971)
Charles Mallone ...
 Le lieutenant (2 episodes, 1971)
Dominique Maurin ...
 Le facteur (2 episodes, 1971)
Michel Tugot-Doris ...
 Le sergent (2 episodes, 1971)
Marie-Christine Boulard ...
 Madame Pouilly / ... (2 episodes, 1971)
Micha Bayard ...
 Mademoiselle Latour / ... (2 episodes, 1971)
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Trois beaux oiseaux de paradis
By Maurice Ravel
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A truly different TV-serie, a genuine gem that is amongst Pialat's best films.
13 October 2000 | by (Paris) – See all my reviews

Just imagine the shock : the year is 1971, you are 14 years old and you are used to the inept TV-series that already crowd the TV screens. All of a sudden comes this UFO, where all your comfortable and reassuring knowledge about what cinema is, is shattered. This is just a black, uncut diamond, certainly of one Pialat's best achievements, and the emotional force of true life and real persons is really mesmerizing and will haunt you for a long time.


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