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Le Beau Serge ()

Le beau Serge (original title)
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After long absence, a man returns to his hometown only to find his best friend has become an alcoholic.

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Serge
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François Baillou
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Yvonne
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Marie
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The priest
Jeanne Pérez ...
Madame Chaunier
Edmond Beauchamp ...
Glomaud
André Dino ...
Michel, the doctor
Michel Creuze ...
The baker
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La Truffe
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Jacques Rivette de la Chasuble
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Christine Dourdet ...
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Géo Legros ...
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Claude Chabrol

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Claude Chabrol ... (writer)

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Claude Chabrol ... producer
Roland Nonin ... co-producer

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Émile Delpierre

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Henri Decaë

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Jacques Gaillard

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Gisèle Chézeau ... assistant editor
Janine Oudoul ... assistant editor

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Lucette Deuss ... makeup artist

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Jean Cotet ... production manager
Jean Lavie ... production supervisor

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Charles L. Bitsch ... assistant director
Philippe de Broca ... assistant director
Claude de Givray ... assistant director

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Jean Labussière ... boom operator
Jean-Claude Marchetti ... sound

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André Bouladoux ... key grip
André Dino ... still photographer
Pierre Ginet ... assistant camera
Alain Levent ... assistant camera
Jean Rabier ... camera operator

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Bob Amon ... exporter
André Bouladoux ... machinery
René Limat ... effects
Roland Nonin ... accountant
Jacqueline Parey ... script girl
Jean-Paul Sassy ... technical consultant
Ben Smith ... english subtitles (uncredited)

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Plot Summary

Francois comes back to his home village in France after more than a decade. He notices that the village hasn't changed much, but the people have, especially his old friend Serge who has become a drunkard. Francois now tries to find out what happened to him and tries to help him. Written by Stephan Eichenberg

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Also Known As
  • Le Beau Serge (United States)
  • Bitter Reunion (World-wide, English title)
  • Le Beau Serge (World-wide, English title)
  • Handsome Serge (World-wide, English title)
  • El bello Sergio (Spain)
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  • 98 min
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Budget FRF37,000,000 (estimated)

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Trivia Generally considered to be the first film in the French Nouvelle Vague movement. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Cinéma! Cinéma! The French New Wave (1992). See more »
Quotes François Baillou: Listen... what happened to Serge?
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