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Judith Therpauve (1978)

Judith Therpauve, who was "Queen" at the time of the Resistance, is asked by her former friends, co-owners like her from the regional newspaper La Libre République, to take charge of the ... See full summary »

Director:

Patrice Chéreau

Writers:

Georges Conchon (idea), Georges Conchon (adaptation) | 1 more credit »
2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Simone Signoret ... Judith Therpauve
Philippe Léotard ... Jean-Pierre Maurier
Robert Manuel Robert Manuel ... Droz
François Simon François Simon ... Claude Hirsch-Balland
Marcel Imhoff Marcel Imhoff ... Pierre Damien
Daniel Lecourtois ... Desfraizeaux
Jean Rougeul ... Genty
Alain David Alain David ... Louis
László Szabó ... Lepage
Jean Rougerie Jean Rougerie ... Fournol
Alain Libolt Alain Libolt ... Le maquettiste
Hermine Karagheuz Hermine Karagheuz ... Nicole
Robert Lombard Robert Lombard ... Le banquier
Gérard Dournel Gérard Dournel ... Lecacheux
Philippe Castelli Philippe Castelli ... Huissier de rédaction
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Storyline

Judith Therpauve, who was "Queen" at the time of the Resistance, is asked by her former friends, co-owners like her from the regional newspaper La Libre République, to take charge of the daily, which goes wrong. She soon realizes that the poor financial health of her newspaper is orchestrated by a businessman who wants to buy it at a low price. Judith manages to boost sales, but the unfair maneuvers follow one another and force her to sell. Little supported by her staff, feeling useless and alone, she commits suicide. Written by Patrice Chéreau

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Drama

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

6 October 1978 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Die letzte Ausgabe See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Buffalo Film, Gaumont See more »
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

This film was shot in 1978 in the region of Metz, which is not mentioned explicitly but that we recognize the facade of the station, which appears several times. This is the second film by Patrice Chéreau. This is a tragedy: in a twilight atmosphere and a dirty light, journalists are disillusioned, unenthusiastic, depressed or alcoholic, and no one believes in saving a newspaper that will actually sink. The failure to start is the same on arrival, but in the meantime there have been deaths. See more »

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Featured in Mémoires pour Simone (1986) See more »

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