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Happy New Year ()

La bonne année (original title)
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Released from prison apparently under a New Year amnesty, a criminal tries to pick up the threads of a life changed not only by his daring plan to rob a jewellers in out-of-season Cannes but... See more »

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Simon
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Françoise
Charles Gérard ...
Charlot
André Falcon ...
Le bijoutier
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Herself / Elle-même
Lilo ...
Madame Félix
Claude Mann ...
L'intellectuel
Frédéric de Pasquale ...
L'amant parisien
Gérard Sire ...
Le directeur de la prison
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L'amant italien
André Barello
Michel Bertay
Norman de la Chesnaye
Pierre Edeline
Pierre Pontiche
Michou ...
Himself
Bettina Rheims ...
La jeune vendeuse
Joseph Rythmann
Georges Staquet ...
Le commissaire de police à Paris
Jacques Villedieu
Harry Walter
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Une femme (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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Le détenu qui s'évade de prison (uncredited)
Rémy Julienne ...
Chauffeur de taxi (uncredited)
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Un homme (uncredited) (archiveFootage)

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Claude Lelouch

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Claude Lelouch ... (original scenario)
 
Pierre Uytterhoeven ... (adaptation and dialogue) &
Claude Lelouch ... (adaptation and dialogue)

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Francis Lai

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Claude Lelouch ... (uncredited)

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Georges Klotz

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Françoise Orsoni ... assistant editor

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Arlette Gordon

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Michel Deruelle ... makeup artist
Ava Monneret ... hair stylist

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Pierre Pardon ... production manager

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Élie Chouraqui ... assistant director

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André Davalan ... property master (undefined)

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Bernard Bats ... sound
Alex Pront ... sound mixer (undefined)
Bernard Rochut ... boom operator (uncredited)

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Rémy Julienne ... stunts

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Robert Atellian ... grip
Alain Basnier ... assistant camera
Jean Collomb ... lighting director
Etienne George ... still photographer
Jacques Lefrançois ... assistant camera

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Elise Servet ... costumer

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Denise Cassotti ... production secretary
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Released from prison apparently under a New Year amnesty, a criminal tries to pick up the threads of a life changed not only by his daring plan to rob a jewellers in out-of-season Cannes but by someone special he met there. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Also Known As
  • Una donna e una canaglia (Italy)
  • Happy New Year (United States)
  • The Happy New Year Caper (United States)
  • Una dama y un bribón (Spain)
  • Szczesliwego Nowego Roku (Poland)
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  • 115 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia "La Bonne Année" ("Happy New Year") is one of Stanley Kubrick's favorite movies. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in If We Owned a Movie Theater - Overlooked Films: The Conversation, The Killing of a Chinese Bookie, Real Life, The Green Wall, And Now My Love, Happy New Year (1980). See more »
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