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Le dernier tournant (1939)

Frank, a hobo, ends up in a garage-truck stop in the middle of nowhere. Nick Marino, its naive owner, is a good man married to Cora, a young and sexy bitch, half his age. Frank, although ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Frank Maurice
... Nick Marino
Marcel Vallée ... Le juge
Auguste Bovério ... Le prêtre (as Boverio)
René Bergeron ... Le commissaire (as Bergeron)
... Un camionneur (as Blavette)
... Un joueur (as Douking)
Marcel Duhamel ... Le monsieur pressé (as Duhamel)
Etienne Decroux ... Le patron du bistrot (as Ducroux)
Pierre Labry ... Un camionneur (as Labry)
Jean-François Martial ... L'architecte (as Martial)
Serge Nadaud ... Le motard (as Nadaud)
Fred Pasquali ... Un joueur (as Pasquali)
Georges Paulais ... Le greffier (as Paulais)
Georges Péclet ... L'assureur (as Peclet)
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Frank, a hobo, ends up in a garage-truck stop in the middle of nowhere. Nick Marino, its naive owner, is a good man married to Cora, a young and sexy bitch, half his age. Frank, although not a fan of hard work, accepts Nick's offer to work for him. Of course, it is not for Nick's sake that the young man becomes his attendant, but for the love of Cora under whose spell he has fallen at once. It does not take long before Cora, who is disgusted by her husband, asks her lover to help her get rid of him. Frank is reluctant at first but... Written by Guy Bellinger

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17 May 1939 (France)  »

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French visa # 1536 delivered on 23-10-1945. See more »

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Version of Puissance de la parole (1988) See more »

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Postman started to ring in France
12 May 2001 | by See all my reviews

Its not widely known..but "le dernier tournant" has been the First Adaptation of James M Cain Novel 's "Postman always ring twice" and by far the best..Just watch France Greatest Actor Michel Simon play !! the movie came out immediately before Nazis occupied France and the Sensual Corinne Luchaire was sadly thrown in jail after 1944 because of her father's German sympathy...Still it is even better than the Visconti 'Ossessione so you musn't miss this one !


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