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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... See more »

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Marny
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Cabrissade
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Raphaël Saint Clair
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Jeannette
Alexandre Arquillière ...
Monsieur Lucien (as Arquillières)
Arthur Devère ...
Le régisseur (as Devère)
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Madame Tusini
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Philémon
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Deaubonne (as Granval)
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Laroche
Mme Lherbay ...
Madame Philémon
Jean Coquelin ...
Delormel
Auguste Bovério ...
Le curé (as Bovério)
Jean Aymé ...
Victor
Tony Jacquot ...
Pierrot
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Danielle (as Gaby Andreu)
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Lacour
Gaston Secrétan ...
Montfaucon (as Secretan)
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Verneuil
Camille Beuve ...
Berthelin (as Beuve)
Fernand Liesse ...
Marcel
Gabrielle Fontan ...
Madame Jambage
Marthe Marty ...
Madame Chavanot (as Mme Marty)
Emilie Lindey ...
Madame Varenne
Louise Marquet ...
Madame Marcellin
Henriette Morey ...
Madame Verdun
Zélie Yzelle ...
Madame Berger (as Mme Yzelle)
Blanche Denège ...
Madame Laroche
Cailloux ...
Félix
Henri Nassiet ...
Gaston Noblet (as Nassiet)
Georges Bever ...
Le garde-champêtre (as Bever)
Romain Bouquet ...
L'aboyeur
Dumont ...
(as Dumon)
Robert Ozanne ...
L'administrateur
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Le patron du bistrot
Raymone ...
La patronne du bistrot
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Le journaliste
Martial Rèbe ...
Fernand
Simone Aubry ...
Germaine
Odette Talazac ...
La chanteuse
René Bergeron ...
Récamier (as Bergeron)
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Ruy Gomez
Marie-Hélène Dasté ...
Adèle (as Marie-Louise Daste)
Simone Gauthier ...
Juliette
Claude Sainval ...
Le duc de Reichstadt (as Sainval)
Luce Camy ...
Fanny Essler
Philippe Richard ...
Le maréchal Marmont
Pierre Sergeol ...
L'accessoiriste (as Sergeol)
Geneviève Sorya ...
Yvette
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Madame Chabert
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Claude Benedict ...
(uncredited)
Catherine Carrey ...
(uncredited)
Lise Courbet ...
(uncredited)
Marguerite de Morlaye ...
(uncredited)
Georges Denola ...
(uncredited)
René Lacourt ...
(uncredited)
Henriette Moret ...
(uncredited)
Émilie Prévost ...
(uncredited)
Robert Rollis ...
(uncredited)
Victor Vina ...
(uncredited)

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Julien Duvivier

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Julien Duvivier ... (writer)
 
Charles Spaak ... (writer)

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Maurice Jaubert

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Alex Joffre
Christian Matras
Armand Thirard

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Marthe Poncin

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Marie Le Bars ... assistant editor

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Jacques Krauss

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Igor Keldich ... makeup artist (as Keldich)

Production Management

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Lucien Pinoteau ... unit manager
Robert Vernay ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Pierre Duvivier ... assistant director

Sound Department

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Antoine Archimbaud ... sound
Tony Leenhardt ... sound (as Leehnardt)

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Jacqueline Durtain ... script girl
Madeleine Lefèvre ... script girl
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  • Juno (1939) (theatrical) (subtitled)
  • Pathé (2016) (France) (theatrical) (re-release) (restored version)
  • Epoca (Argentina) (VHS)

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Plot Summary

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. Written by Yepok

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Also Known As
  • The End of the Day (United States)
  • Lebensabend (Germany)
  • Fin de jornada (Spain)
  • U schylku dnia (Poland)
  • I prigionieri del sogno (Italy)
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  • 99 min
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Trivia The movie was supposed to star Louis Jouvet, Raimu 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. See more »
Goofs 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 »
Quotes Madame Marcellin: He used to tell me "You are my first love..."
Madame Chabert: Ah... to me too
Madame Marcellin: To whom was he lying?
Madame Chabert: To both of us probably
Madame Marcellin: But so charmingly!
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