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Rendez-vous de juillet (1949)

Hopes and love and ambitions and friendship in a group of young jazz-loving Parisians.

Director:

Jacques Becker

Writers:

Jacques Becker (scenario, story development & dialogue), Maurice Griffe (scenario)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Daniel Gélin ... Lucien Bonnard
Brigitte Auber ... Thérèse Richard
Nicole Courcel ... Christine Courcel
Pierre Trabaud Pierre Trabaud ... Pierrot Rabut
Maurice Ronet ... Roger Moulin
Philippe Mareuil Philippe Mareuil ... François
Henri Belly Henri Belly
Jacques Fabbri ... Bernard
Michel Barbey ... Un ami de Lucien
Francis Maziére Francis Maziére ... Frédéric
Robert Lombard Robert Lombard ... Un ami de Lucien
Jean Pommier Jean Pommier
María Riquelme María Riquelme
Annie Noël Annie Noël
Claude Luter Claude Luter ... Le chef d'orchestre de jazz
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Storyline

Hopes and love and ambitions and friendship in a group of young jazz-loving Parisians.

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

6 December 1949 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Eterna Ilusão See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,080, 5 August 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$11,321, 16 September 2018
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Klangfilm)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Film debut of Capucine. See more »

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Before the 'Beat' and 'Slacker' Generations
29 January 2017 | by richardchattenSee all my reviews

One of Jacques Becker's most financially successful films, this exhilarating slice of postwar Parisian life isn't quite the first 'slacker' film (that distinction probably belongs to Val Guest's 'Give Us the Moon' five years earlier) - but its freewheeling portrait of the young at play around Saint-Germain-des-Prés and the Latin Quarter, aided by tremendous photography by Claude Renoir, vibrantly captures the look and feel of a Paris only recently freed from the dead weight of the Occupation and discovering jazz (and amphicars!).

Strongly anticipating later 'youth' subjects like Fellini's I Vitelloni' (1953) and Marcel Carné's 'beat' film 'Les Tricheurs' (1958); a full ten years before the Nouvelle Vague, Becker's film also discreetly employs the whimsical archaism of irises in and out that later became one of the hallmarks of the new kids on the arrondissement during the early sixties. Among the attractive cast of newcomers, watch out for veteran Gaston Modot playing a professor.


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