A photographer, who has been hired to photograph the wild west of America where he has lived his entire life, tells his client of a photograph he has that was taken one hundred years ago by his French great-grandmother that epitomizes what he is trying to capture. The story behind the photographer's heritage and that photograph... In the early 1870s, photographer Francis Leroy and who would eventually becomes his wife, Jeanne Leroy née Perriere, a baker's daughter and an aspiring photographer in her own right, move from Paris, where strife has taken hold due to Napoleon's loss in the Franco-Prussian War, to the American west, where the light is more conducive for their photography work. The move is despite not knowing about life at their destination and not knowing how to speak English. Veterinarian David Williams and his wife Mary Williams love each other, but their wants in life are incompatible with each other, David who loves his work treating real animals on farms and ranches, ...
28 September 1977 (France)
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Also Known As:
Another Man, Another Chance
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Aspect Ratio: 1.66 : 1
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After David treats one of the bad guys at their camp, another one warns him about not saying where he really was. The voice doesn't match what this bad guy said. See more
[in French with English subtitles
Your pessimism is alarming.
A pessimist is an optimist with experience.
NBC edited 33 minutes from this film for its 1982 network television premiere. See more