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J'ai épousé une ombre (1983)

After a train accident, a woman survives and is mistaken for an other woman she just met on a train before the accident.

Director:

Robin Davis

Writers:

Cornell Woolrich (novel) (as William Irish), Patrick Laurent (adaptation) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Nathalie Baye ... Hélène
Francis Huster ... Pierre
Richard Bohringer ... Frank
Madeleine Robinson ... Mme Meyrand
Guy Tréjan ... Mathieu Meyrand
Victoria Abril ... Fifo
Véronique Genest ... Patricia Meyrand
Maurice Jacquemont Maurice Jacquemont ... Le notaire
Solenn Jarniou Solenn Jarniou ... Nelly
André Thorent ... Le médecin
Humbert Balsan Humbert Balsan ... Bertrand Meyrand
André Chaumeau André Chaumeau
Jean-Henri Chambois Jean-Henri Chambois ... Le médecin de famille
Arlette Gilbert Arlette Gilbert ... La sage-femme
Los Reyes Los Reyes ... Eux-mêmes / Themselves
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After a train accident, a woman survives and is mistaken for an other woman she just met on a train before the accident.

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Romantic Thriller
16 February 1999 | by SMK-4See all my reviews

Here we have a rare genre mix, Thriller and Romance - and I'm not talking about a Thriller with a love interest, or a Romance with a thrilling element. The film is genuinely both.

Nathalie Baye is excellent in the lead as the pregnant woman who survives a train crash and is mistaken for somebody else. She has good reasons to go along with this charade and part of the plot develops delightfully in the While You Were Sleeping mode. Baye's past is coming to haunt her though, giving the film an extra hard edge.

In some sense it's the kind of film US television companies would like to make but always fail.


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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

16 February 1983 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

I Married a Dead Man See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Sara Films, TF1 See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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