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Hôtel du Nord (1938)

A young couple, Renee and Pierre, take one night a room at the Hotel du Nord, in Paris, near the canal Saint-Martin. They want to die together, but after having shooted at Renee, Pierre ... See full summary »

Director:

Marcel Carné

Writers:

Eugène Dabit (novel), Henri Jeanson (dialogue) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Annabella ... Renée
Jean-Pierre Aumont ... Pierre
Louis Jouvet ... Monsieur Edmond
Arletty ... Raymonde
Paulette Dubost ... Ginette
Andrex ... Kenel
André Brunot André Brunot ... Emile Lecouvreur
Henri Bosc ... Nazarède
Marcel André Marcel André ... Le chirurgien
Bernard Blier ... Prosper
Jacques Louvigny Jacques Louvigny ... Munar (as Louvigny)
Armand Lurville Armand Lurville ... Le commissaire (as Lurville)
Jane Marken ... Louise Lecouvreur (as Jeanne Marken)
Génia Vaury Génia Vaury ... L' infirmière
François Périer ... Adrien
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Storyline

A young couple, Renee and Pierre, take one night a room at the Hotel du Nord, in Paris, near the canal Saint-Martin. They want to die together, but after having shooted at Renee, Pierre lacks of courage and ran away. Another customer, Monsieur Edmond, a procurer, rescues her. When Renee goes out of the hospital, she is hired as a waitress at the hotel. Monsieur Edmond falls in love with her, but Renee is still thinking of Pierre ... Written by Yepok

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

14 December 1938 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Hotel du Nord See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Raymonde: Atmosphere, atmosphere, est-ce que j'ai une gueule d'atmosphere?
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Brilliant
22 July 1999 | by Jonno-BSee all my reviews

This is an excellent film, and is the sort of treasure that one can only catch through sporadic cinema showings, as it is unavailable on video/DVD. The way that the film begins with the two lovers arriving, and ends with them leaving (although quite a lot happens in between, and they don't stay in one place during this time), gives you a sense of closure, and a feeling that all is right with the world. If you get a chance to see this film, then do. I can't wait to see it again, and wish that it could be put on general release.


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