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Mother (1925)

Visages d'enfants (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Mystery, Romance | 1925 (Germany)
A man whose wife has died remarries, and his new wife has a daughter of her own from a previous marriage. The man's young son, however, who loved his mother deeply and misses her terribly, ... See full summary »

Director:

Jacques Feyder

Writers:

Jacques Feyder (scenario), Françoise Rosay
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Credited cast:
Jean Forest Jean Forest ... Jean Amsler, der Sohn
Victor Vina Victor Vina ... Pierre Amsler, der Vater
Pierrette Houyez Pierrette Houyez ... Pierrette Amsler, die Tochter
Jeanne Marie-Laurent Jeanne Marie-Laurent ... La domestique
Rachel Devirys ... Jeanne Dutois, zweite Frau Amslers
Henri Duval Henri Duval ... Le Canonier
Arlette Peyran Arlette Peyran ... Arlette Dutois, die Stieftochter
Suzy Vernon ... La mère de Jean
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Charles Barrois Charles Barrois
F. Greffin F. Greffin
P. Lecoq P. Lecoq
Arturo Porchet Arturo Porchet ... Le prêtre (as Arthur Porchet)
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A man whose wife has died remarries, and his new wife has a daughter of her own from a previous marriage. The man's young son, however, who loved his mother deeply and misses her terribly, resents his father's new wife, not wanting her to take the place of his beloved mother, and makes life miserable for his new stepsister.. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Drama | Mystery | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Lead actor Jean Forest celebrated his 11th birthday during filming. See more »

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Very powerful, feels like a new film
20 June 2004 | by mu74sicSee all my reviews

Just saw the film with live music in Helsinki. It's amazing how he was able to make such a film over 80 years ago (it was shot 1922). And, unlike many other soundless films, it was not at all over-acted. Plus the children were unbelievable! They make films today with a thousand cameras and months for editing it and this one is more powerful than many those of our time. Wow.

I just wonder how long time did they have for shooting the film.

What can I say, whosoever has the chance to see it, highly recommended!


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Country:

Switzerland | France

Language:

French

Release Date:

1925 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

A Segunda Mãe See more »

Filming Locations:

Saint-Luc, Valais, Switzerland See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(Nederlands Filmmuseum) | (2004 restored)

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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