6.9/10
75
1 user

Les années sandwiches (1988)

Victor got a raw deal:his parents were victims of the Vel'D'Hiv roundup,and he had to escape from France.

Director:

Pierre Boutron

Writers:

Pierre Boutron (dialogue), Pierre Boutron (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
Reviews
1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

More Like This 

Vagabond (1985)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A young woman's body is found frozen in a ditch. Through flashbacks and interviews, we see the events that led to her inevitable death.

Director: Agnès Varda
Stars: Sandrine Bonnaire, Macha Méril, Stéphane Freiss
Escalier C (1985)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Foster, a cynical art critic, becomes more human thanks to his relationship with the young homosexual Bruno.

Director: Jean-Charles Tacchella
Stars: Robin Renucci, Jean-Pierre Bacri, Jacques Bonnaffé
Cookies (1975)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Henri Serin, a sales rep in umbrellas who lives in Saumur, is bored with his life. Married to an unloving, uptight wife, who, unlike him, has no interest in sex, he is also rejected by his ... See full synopsis »

Director: Joël Séria
Stars: Jean-Pierre Marielle, Claude Piéplu, Jeanne Goupil
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Melanie enjoys flirting and having little affairs. Her husband Victor seems to bear her antics with utmost calm and nonchalance. This impression turns out to be wrong, very wrong indeed.

Director: Michel Deville
Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Sandrine Kljajic
Peur de rien (2015)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Lina is a Lebanese Student that just arrived to Paris to continue her studies in a French University in 1993, only to find that the Chaos that was home was no different than what she will ... See full summary »

Director: Danielle Arbid
Stars: Manal Issa, Vincent Lacoste, Paul Hamy
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Wojciech Pszoniak ... Max (as Wojtek Pszoniak)
Thomas Langmann ... Victor
Nicolas Giraudi Nicolas Giraudi ... Félix
Michel Aumont ... Oncle Jean
Clovis Cornillac ... Bouboule
Patrick Chesnais ... Arnaud
Philippe Khorsand ... Sammy
Hélène Arié Hélène Arié ... La mère de Félix
François Perrot ... Félix adulte
Roger Dumas ... L'homme au chien
Clément Ashford Clément Ashford ... Le chauffeur noir
Etienne Bartholomeus Etienne Bartholomeus ... Le préposé RATP
Gerard Borlant Gerard Borlant ... Camus
Philippe Brigaud Philippe Brigaud ... Le médecin d'Oncle Jean
Jacques De la Bruneliere Jacques De la Bruneliere ... Le mari de Simone
Edit

Storyline

Victor got a raw deal:his parents were victims of the Vel'D'Hiv roundup (1942),and he had to flee France ;in 1947,back in Paris,the young Jew is taken in by a second-hand goods dealer who becomes a true father to him;he also makes friend with a rich teenager his age . It's a depiction of those "sandwich years " ,the transition from childhood to adolescence in a suburban milieu ,with its small dealings;Victor will discover that ,whereas children make no distinction between social classes,grownups-here represented by uncle Jean-do. Written by dbdumonteil

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

13 April 1988 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Gli anni di corsa See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
See full technical specs »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Biting into the sandwich
16 November 2016 | by dbdumonteilSee all my reviews

Pierre Boutron has essentially worked for TV ,but he has made a handful of theatrically released efforts,this one probably considered the best ,at least the most popular.

Victor got a raw deal:his parents were victims of the Vel'D'Hiv roundup,and he had to flee France ;in 1947,back in Paris,the young Jew is taken in by a secondhand goods dealer who becomes a true father to him;he also makes friend with a rich teenager his age .

It's a depiction of those "sandwich years " ,the transition from childhood to adolescence in a suburban milieu ,with its small dealings;Victor will discover that ,whereas children make no distinction between social classes,grownups-here represented by uncle Jean -do.

Good acting by Wojtek Psoniak as the grumpy junk dealer and Claude Berri's son Thomas Langmann.(Shades of Claude Berri's and Michel Simon's "Le Vieil Homme Et L'Enfant (1966))

The film begins and ends with a flash-forward: an anti-Semitic attack,in the contemporary years (the eighties).


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See one user review »

Contribute to This Page

IMDb Freedive: Watch Movies and TV Series for Free

Watch Hollywood hits and TV favorites for free with IMDb Freedive. Start streaming on IMDb and Fire TV devices today!

Start watching



Recently Viewed