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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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Quotes

Raymonde: Atmosphere, atmosphere, est-ce que j'ai une gueule d'atmosphere?
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Story of working class people in pre-World War II Paris.
4 January 1999 | by cjenkinsSee all my reviews

A true classic. Beautifully filmed and acted. Reveals an area of Paris which is alive and filled with comedy and tragedy. Although the area of 'Hotel du Nord' and the Hotel itself still exists, it is not as gay (in the original sense of the word) and joyful as it once must have been. The film makes one yearn for the past, which has been lost, with a sigh and bittersweetness.


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