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M'sieur la Caille (1955)

Pepe la Vache, who coveted Fernande's love, denounced her protector: Dominique le Corse, who was arrested. But Fernande was attracted by Jesus the Quail, a guy of dubious manners. Intimidated by Pepe, the Quail moved away.

Director:

André Pergament

Writers:

Francis Carco (novel), Frédéric Dard | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeanne Moreau ... Fernande
Philippe Lemaire ... Jésus la Caille
Roger Pierre ... Pépé la Vache
Marthe Mercadier ... Bertha
Robert Dalban ... Dominique le Corse
Fernand Sardou Fernand Sardou ... Riri
Yva Bella Yva Bella ... La barmaid
Annie Fargue Annie Fargue ... La puce
Jackie Molho Jackie Molho ... Mina
Ariane Lancell Ariane Lancell ... Une fille
Anne Ollivier Anne Ollivier ... Une fille
Evelyne Rey Evelyne Rey ... Une fille
Simone Sylvestre Simone Sylvestre ... Une fille
Jackie Sardou Jackie Sardou ... Mme Riri (as Jackie Rollin)
Anne Sandri Anne Sandri ... Ginou
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Pepe la Vache, who coveted Fernande's love, denounced her protector: Dominique le Corse, who was arrested. But Fernande was attracted by Jesus the Quail, a guy of dubious manners. Intimidated by Pepe, the Quail moved away.

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

16 August 1955 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

No Morals See more »

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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Referenced in Laterna, ftoheia kai garyfallo (1958) See more »

Soundtracks

Bonjour Paris
Music by Joseph Kosma
Lyrics by Francis Carco
Performed by Virginie Vitry
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Incredibly good little gem
7 August 2017 | by searchanddestroy-1See all my reviews

If you crave for French dramas or crime movies with Paris By Night - Pigalle - atmosphere and settings, this film is definitely for you. Of course, in the fifties and early sixties, this was the common kind of features, mostly spoken in slang, French slang. Novels were the same. When you see this film, you can't prevent to think about Auguste Le Breton or Albert Simonin. It was actually adapted from Francis Carco, a sort or literary relative of Le Breton and Simonin. Cafés, night-clubs, wet streets after dark, tough gangsters, prostitutes and their sympathetic pimps, nothing is missing in this very rare film which I have in my collection since a decade now. An interesting tale about cowardice, with the just late Jeanne Moreau in her early movies.

Worth watching.


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