Aged penniless actors are living in a old people's home. They always talk about their past glory or failures. One day Raphael Saint-Clair comes; he has been a famous actor and had a lot of love affairs. Passions come back, and jealousies... A bitter film about aging, failure and the entertainment.
Did You Know?
The movie was supposed to star Louis Jouvet
and Michel Simon
in the three main roles. Due to Raimu opting out of the movie, there was a big shuffle in the cast and both Jouvet and Simon changed parts. The cast was then completed by Victor Francen
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After Saint Clair leaves Jeannette in tears, Marny stands right next to her and touches her elbow. After the cut, he moves another step towards her for which there was no room. See more
He used to tell me "You are my first love..."
Ah... to me too
To whom was he lying?
To both of us probably
But so charmingly!