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Three Lives and Only One Death (1996)

Trois vies et une seule mort (original title)
Take a walk into the dreamlike world of filmmaker Raul Ruiz as he takes us to Paris for a twisting ride. Four strangely symmetrical stories unfold involving love, lust, crime, and time.

Director:

Raoul Ruiz
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2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marcello Mastroianni ... Mateo Strano / Georges Vickers / Butler / Luc Allamand
Anna Galiena ... Maria Gabri-Colosso, "Tania la Corse"
Marisa Paredes ... María
Melvil Poupaud ... Martin
Chiara Mastroianni ... Cécile
Arielle Dombasle ... Hélène
Féodor Atkine ... André
Jean-Yves Gautier ... Mario
Jacques Pieiller Jacques Pieiller ... Tania's Husband
Pierre Bellemare Pierre Bellemare ... Radio Narrator
Smaïn Smaïn ... Luca
Lou Castel ... Bum #1
Roland Topor ... Bum #2
Jacques Delpi Jacques Delpi ... Bum #3
Jean Badin Jean Badin ... Antoine José
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Storyline

Take a walk into the dreamlike world of filmmaker Raul Ruiz as he takes us to Paris for a twisting ride. Four strangely symmetrical stories unfold involving love, lust, crime, and time. Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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Genres:

Comedy | Crime

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Trivia

Last filmed starring Marcello Mastroianni that was released before his death in 1996. See more »

Quotes

Radio Announcer: Extreme happiness is a form of misery.
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Connections

References Alphaville (1965) See more »

Soundtracks

An die Musik, D.547
Words by Franz von Schober
Music by Franz Schubert
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Three deaths
15 January 1999 | by marco-51See all my reviews

Great dark humour, very funny, felliniesque film. Mastroianni is as good as always. A tad confusing at times. Requires complete attention at all times. The ending is the best part, a very clever film.


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Country:

France | Portugal

Language:

French

Release Date:

11 October 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Three Lives and Only One Death See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo | Dolby SR

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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